ice fog


Definition of ice fog

: a fog composed of ice particles

Examples of ice fog in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Cars and buses lurch through the ice fog as people keep to their schedules. Marc Lester, Anchorage Daily News, "So negative, yet so positive: At nearly 40 below zero, Fairbanks knows how to chill," 11 Jan. 2020 Downtown Wednesday, ice fog limited visibility to a block or so. Marc Lester, Anchorage Daily News, "So negative, yet so positive: At nearly 40 below zero, Fairbanks knows how to chill," 11 Jan. 2020 Skiers contended with single-digit temperatures and ice fog at mid-mountain during the morning, but things cleared up by the afternoon. Anchorage Daily News, "Younger skiers outrace older kids in morning slalom races at Alyeska," 19 Jan. 2020 The boy sees a raven flying above the ice fog and points to it. Anchorage Daily News, "The physics of 40 below," 4 Jan. 2020 Ice crystals can also form lower down, either hugging the ground in ice fogs or slowly drifting to Earth as diamond dust. Mika Mckinnon, Smithsonian, "How the Antarctic Sun Creates Breathtaking Optical Effects," 5 Feb. 2018 At liquid-nitrogen ice-cream shops, ingredients are whipped together and then frozen with liquid nitrogen, a foggy process that’s reminiscent of dry-ice fog spilling out over the stage at an arena-rock concert. Robert Philpot, star-telegram, "Liquid-nitrogen ice cream shop Creamistry headed to Fort Worth | Fort Worth Star-Telegram," 9 Jan. 2018

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First Known Use of ice fog

1851, in the meaning defined above

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“Ice fog.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Jan. 2021.

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