iceblink

[ ahys-blingk ]
/ ˈaɪsˌblɪŋk /

noun

a yellowish luminosity near the horizon or on the underside of a cloud, caused by the reflection of light from sea ice.

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Origin of iceblink

1765–75; ice + blink; compare Dutch ijsblink
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British Dictionary definitions for iceblink

iceblink
/ (ˈaɪsˌblɪŋk) /

noun

Also called: blink a yellowish-white reflected glare in the sky over an ice field
a coastal ice cliff
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