Definition of verglas in English:

verglas

Line breaks: ver|glas
Pronunciation: /ˈvɛːɡlɑː
 
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noun

[mass noun]
A thin coating of ice or frozen rain on an exposed surface.
More example sentences
  • The rocks were still wet, even coated with verglas in a few places, but it wasn't raining.
  • A recent ice storm had coated the tree branches with a thin layer of verglas, which was now falling down all around me in chunks.

Origin

early 19th century: French, from verre 'glass' + glas (now glace) 'ice'.

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