9 Grammatical Pitfalls

ice storm

a storm of freezing rain and widespread glaze formation.
Origin of ice storm
1875-80 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
Cite This Source
Examples from the web for ice storm
  • Clear cutting here is not needed because last years record ice storm topped all the trees here in nearly a four state area.
  • One day an ice storm blew through the state, bringing down power and telephone lines in its wake.
  • Inevitably, an unpredicted ice storm would begin a few minutes later.
  • They talk about the nasty ice storm a few weeks ago that knocked out power for so many.
  • Following an ice storm many people are concerned about the damage sustained and potential loss of trees.
British Dictionary definitions for ice storm

ice storm

(mainly US) a storm of freezing rain that deposits a glaze of ice on the ground
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for ice storm

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for ice

Scrabble Words With Friends

Quotes with ice storm

Nearby words for ice storm