ice fog


Definition of ice fog

: a fog composed of ice particles

Examples of ice fog in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web 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.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 12 December 2019.

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