ice fog


Definition of ice fog

: a fog composed of ice particles

Examples of ice fog in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In recent days Minnesota has looked more like a cold, snowy San Francisco, shrouded under a perpetual blanket of thick ice fog. Todd Nelson, Star Tribune, 8 Jan. 2021 Cars and buses lurch through the ice fog as people keep to their schedules. Marc Lester, Anchorage Daily News, 11 Jan. 2020 Downtown Wednesday, ice fog limited visibility to a block or so. Marc Lester, Anchorage Daily News, 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, 19 Jan. 2020 The boy sees a raven flying above the ice fog and points to it. Anchorage Daily News, 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, 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, 9 Jan. 2018 See More

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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 20 May. 2022.

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