a thin sheet of ice, as on a road surface, usually caused by freezing mist and creating hazardous driving conditions.
Oceanography. sea ice that is clear enough to show the color of the water underneath.
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Origin of black ice
An Americanism dating back to 1820–30
Words nearby black ice
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British Dictionary definitions for black ice
a thin transparent layer of new ice on a road or similar surface
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