Ice-blink

iceblink

[ahys-blingk]
noun
a yellowish luminosity near the horizon or on the underside of a cloud, caused by the reflection of light from sea ice.
Also called blink.
Compare snowblink.


Origin:
1765–75; ice + blink; compare Dutch ijsblink

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iceblink (ˈaɪsˌblɪŋk)
 
n
1.  Also called: blink a yellowish-white reflected glare in the sky over an ice field
2.  a coastal ice cliff

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