In a polar phenomenon called iceblink, clouds are lit from underneath by sunlight reflected up from a patch of pack ice in a contrasting dark area of water. From Wordnik.com. [Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph] Reference
For more information about Ice Blink visit www. thesailingchannel.tv / iceblink /. From Wordnik.com. [Boats and Boating Online Resource Center. Find Boating News, Products and Services. Boating RSS Feed Available.] Reference
When he first came upon iceblink, Nansen wrote, 'I felt instinctively that I stood on the threshold of a new world.'. From Wordnik.com. [Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph] Reference
Many areas of the San Fernando Valley also have MCM homes including homes designed by Palmer and Kriesel. iceblink on January 15th 2009 at 1: 50pm view iceblink's. From Wordnik.com. [Apartment Therapy Main] Reference
The whole of the 14th was occupied in an unsuccessful attempt to find an opening in the ice to the westward, which remained perfectly close and compact, with a bright iceblink over it. From Wordnik.com. [Three Voyages for the Discovery of a Northwest Passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific, and Narrative of an Attempt to Reach the North Pole, Volume 1] Reference
The thermometer was at 27° on the night of the 22nd, with ice in the boat; and in the afternoon we saw an iceblink, a beautiful effulgence or reflection of light over the floating ice, to the extent of forty or fifty miles. From Wordnik.com. [The Substance of a Journal During a Residence at the Red River Colony, British North America and Frequent Excursions Among the North-West American Indians, In the Years 1820, 1821, 1822, 1823.] Reference
The prospect from the crow's-nest began to assume a very unpromising appearance, the whole of the western horizon, from north round to S.b. E., being completely covered with ice, consisting of heavy and extensive floes, beyond which no indication of water was visible; instead of which there was a bright and dazzling iceblink extending from shore to shore. From Wordnik.com. [Three Voyages for the Discovery of a Northwest Passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific, and Narrative of an Attempt to Reach the North Pole, Volume 1] Reference
LearnThatWord and the Open Dictionary of English are programs by LearnThat Foundation, a 501(c)3 nonprofit.
Copyright © 2005 and after - LearnThat Foundation. Patents pending.