ice fog
noun Date: 1856 a fog composed of ice particles

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  • ice-fog — «YS FOG, FG», noun. a fog of ice crystals formed during extremely low temperatures, especially in the Arctic …   Useful english dictionary

  • ice fog — noun a dense winter fog containing ice particles • Syn: ↑pogonip • Hypernyms: ↑fog * * * noun : a fog composed of ice particles * * * (esp. in the far north) a fog composed of minute ice crystals that form in the air in extremely cold… …   Useful english dictionary

  • ice fog — A radiation fog consisting of ice crystals, formed under conditions of clear skies, very low temperatures, and little or no wind. The fog may cause a halo. Sometimes called a frost fog …   Aviation dictionary

  • ice fog — (esp. in the far north) a fog composed of minute ice crystals that form in the air in extremely cold temperatures. Also called frozen fog. [1855 60] * * * …   Universalium

  • ice fog — noun A dense fog that consists of fine particles of ice. Syn: pogonip …   Wiktionary

  • ice fog — Alaska slang A dense, winter fog of suspended ice particles that can sparkle all around you if there s a little sun coming through …   English dialects glossary

  • Ice crystals — small crystalline form of ice including hexagonal columns, hexagonal plates, dendritic crystals, and diamond dust.Temperature and water vapor humidity determine crystalline forms. Ice crystals are responsible for various atmospheric optics… …   Wikipedia

  • Fog — For other uses, see Fog (disambiguation). Part of the Nature series on Weather   Calendar seasons Spring  …   Wikipedia

  • fog — fog1 fogless, adj. /fog, fawg/, n., v., fogged, fogging. n. 1. a cloudlike mass or layer of minute water droplets or ice crystals near the surface of the earth, appreciably reducing visibility. Cf. ice fog, mist, smog. 2. any darkened state of… …   Universalium

  • fog — 1. noun we can t set sail in this fog Syn: mist, smog, murk, haze, ice fog; archaic sea smoke; literary brume, fume 2. verb 1) the windshield fogged up his breath fogged the glass Syn: steam up, mist over …   Thesaurus of popular words

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