ice needles


plural noun Meteorology.


Nearby words

  1. ice machine,
  2. ice maiden,
  3. ice man,
  4. ice milk,
  5. ice needle,
  6. ice pack,
  7. ice pellets,
  8. ice pick,
  9. ice plant,
  10. ice point

Origin of ice needles

First recorded in 1925–30

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British Dictionary definitions for ice needle

ice needle

noun

meteorol one of many needle-like ice crystals that form cirrus clouds in clear cold weather
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