Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A cloud composed of fine globules of ice, or of globules of water colder than ice, which on touching any solid body adhere as frostwork; a frost-cloud; a rime-cloud: often a very low stratum of ice fog.

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Examples

  • Above hung two excellent views, one of a Didonian, one of Aeneas seen from space, tawny-red, green - and blue-mottled, north polar cap as white as the streamers of ice-cloud.

    The Day of Their Return

  • Someone was out in that howling ice-cloud, screaming for help!

    Unwise Child

  • This broad and comparatively shallow glacier formed a sort of crawling, wrinkled ice-cloud, that gradually became more regular in shape and river-like as it grew older.

    The Yosemite

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