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I have been translating a NHK Easy news item but I can't get over a sentence.

みぞれは雨のような雪です。

I understand each word however I can't find out the sentence ultimate meaning.

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    Give it a shot at translating, so we can see that you understand each word. It's a straight-forward sentence, like これはペンです, so I don't quite understand where you're having problems. – Earthliŋ Jan 31 '16 at 18:10
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Noun-A + のような + Noun-B =
Noun-B like Noun-A

みぞれは雨のような雪です
Sleet is snow (which is) like rain.

Another example:

山田さんのような人を見ました
I saw a man (Who looked) like Yamada.

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