Definition of iceblink in English:

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iceblink

Pronunciation: /ˈīsˌbliNGk/

noun

A bright appearance of the sky caused by reflection from a distant ice sheet.
Example sentences
  • We were in 24 hours of daylight now, but fog and iceblinks obscured our vision much of the time.
  • The penguins are ‘real’, as much as the sky, the northern light and those iceblinks from the icicles.
  • A passage in Worsley's Endurance describes how early Antarctic sailors searched the clouds for iceblinks.

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Syllabification: ice·blink

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