iceblink
noun Date: 1817 a glare in the sky over an ice field

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  • iceblink — [īs′bliŋk΄] n. [ ICE + BLINK, transl. of Du ijsblink or Dan isblink] a bright reflection of sunlight, esp. in polar regions, on the bottom of a low cloud, caused by ice on a distant expanse of water or land: cf. SNOWBLINK …   English World dictionary

  • iceblink — /uys blingk /, n. a yellowish luminosity near the horizon or on the underside of a cloud, caused by the reflection of light from sea ice. Also called blink. Cf. snowblink. [1765 75; ICE + BLINK; cf. D ijsblink] * * * …   Universalium

  • iceblink — noun A glare in the sky caused by reflection of light from an ice field …   Wiktionary

  • Iceblink — white glare on a horizon from the reflected light of distant ice …   Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games

  • iceblink — n. yellowish blinding light in the sky caused by sunlight reflected from an ice field ; ice cliff along the coast …   English contemporary dictionary

  • iceblink — noun a bright appearance of the sky caused by reflection from a distant ice sheet …   English new terms dictionary

  • iceblink — ice•blink [[t]ˈaɪsˌblɪŋk[/t]] n. mer a yellowish luminosity near the horizon or on the underside of a cloud caused by the reflection of light from sea ice …   From formal English to slang

  • iceblink — /ˈaɪsblɪŋk/ (say uysblingk) noun a luminous appearance near the horizon, due to the reflection of light from ice …   Australian English dictionary

  • iceblink — n. a luminous appearance on the horizon, caused by a reflection from ice …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cocteau Twins performances — List of known performances by Cocteau Twins.† Indicates an official audio recording is available ‡ Indicates a bootleg audio recording exists ф Indicates a bootleg video recording exists1982* March 5, 1982: London, England The Venue (supporting… …   Wikipedia

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