ice fog


: a fog composed of ice particles

Examples of ice fog in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Dry-ice fog made a cameo, too. David Browne, Rolling Stone, 2 Jan. 2022 But between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day, light shines for them on a grassy median just off Glenn Highway, in an area where temperatures drop to 20-below zero and thick ice fog often hangs in the air. Amy Bushatz, Anchorage Daily News, 22 Dec. 2022 The panel on the left reveals a cross section of sorts of an ice fog hugging the surface, as well as a cloud above 3 kilometers in the atmosphere. Tom Yulsman, Discover Magazine, 29 Dec. 2018

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Word History

First Known Use

1851, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of ice fog was in 1851

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“Ice fog.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Sep. 2023.

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