Examples of black ice in a Sentence
Drivers should beware of black ice.
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The accident appeared to involve black ice (the terrifying subject the writer John Seabrook had recently published an article about in The New Yorker).
On the night after Christmas 2013, as Whitney Corby was driving to the gym in Corning, N.Y., the University at Albany lacrosse player’s car hit black ice and smashed into a tree.
Drivers were advised to watch out for black ice areas with winter precipitation will continue this afternoon.
The road in Parks Hill, Kentucky is covered with black ice.
In both cases, black ice in a misnomer, as the surfaces are actually transparent.
The National Weather Service also warns motorists to watch for black ice, especially on bridges and overpasses.
Conditions are ripe for black ice, which forms on roadways in extreme cold and causes a lot of accidents.
The combination freeze-point temperatures and the inability to pre-treat meant that bridges, ramps and overpasses would be particularly vulnerable to slick spots and black ice.
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BLACK ICE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of black ice for English Language Learners
: a thin layer of ice on a paved road that is very difficult to see
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