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Snow & Ice Management Standard Glossary of Terms

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The Snow & Ice Management Standard Glossary of Terms (Glossary) is provided as a general reference for the snow and ice management industry, designed to help all industry stakeholders communicate more effectively. Any use of this glossary does not indicate an endorsement of any business or person by SIMA.

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