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pancake ice

noun
1.
newly formed ice in flat pieces too small and thin to obstruct navigation.
Origin
1810-1820
1810-20
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  • Interlocking pancake ice which with further freezing and jostling will form larger floes.
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pancake ice

noun
1.
thin slabs of newly formed ice in polar seas
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