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snowblink

[ snoh-blingk ]
/ ˈsnoʊˌblɪŋk /
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noun

a white luminosity on the underside of clouds, caused by the reflection of light from a snow surface.

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Origin of snowblink

First recorded in 1860–65; snow + blink
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Example sentences from the Web for snowblink

  • And her gaze upon him was like arctic snowblink: an odd look in pretty young eyes.

    V. V.'s Eyes|Henry Sydnor Harrison

British Dictionary definitions for snowblink

snowblink
/ (ˈsnəʊˌblɪŋk) /

noun

a whitish glare in the sky reflected from snowCompare iceblink
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