Meaning of iceblink in English:


Pronunciation /ˈʌɪsblɪŋk/


  • A bright appearance of the sky caused by reflection from a distant ice sheet.

    ‘We were in 24 hours of daylight now, but fog and iceblinks obscured our vision much of the time.’
    • ‘The penguins are ‘real’, as much as the sky, the northern light and those iceblinks from the icicles.’
    • ‘A passage in Worsley's Endurance describes how early Antarctic sailors searched the clouds for iceblinks.’