an ice fog caused by extremely cold air flowing over a body of comparatively warm water, especially in polar regions.
- Also called barber.
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How to use frost smoke in a sentence
Yet we sped swiftly on, until a dark line was seen ahead with wreaths of "frost-smoke" curling over it.North-Pole Voyages | Zachariah Atwell Mudge
The frost-smoke is wreathing the red zone of our southern horizon.Adrift in the Arctic Ice Pack | Elisha Kent Kane
As we sail on, the sea steams like a line-kiln, “frost-smoke” covers it.Voyages in Search of the North-West Passage | Richard Hakluyt
Then the frost smoke rose like mist, and the white glare shone as a sea.Heralds of Empire | Agnes C. Laut
Frost-smoke from opening cracks was showing in all directions during October 6.South! | Sir Ernest Shackleton