white ice

noun

Definition of white ice

: coarsely granular porous ice (as of a glacier) that is usually formed by compaction of snow and appears white to the eye : névé — compare black ice, blue ice

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“White ice.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/white%20ice. Accessed 9 December 2019.

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