black ice


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black ice

n.
A thin, nearly invisible coating of ice that forms on paved surfaces.

black ice

n
(Physical Geography) a thin transparent layer of new ice on a road or similar surface
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.black ice - a thin coating of ice (as from freezing mist) on a road or sidewalkblack ice - a thin coating of ice (as from freezing mist) on a road or sidewalk; nearly invisible but very hazardous
ice, water ice - water frozen in the solid state; "Americans like ice in their drinks"
Translations
náledí
isslag
«μαύρος» πάγος
musta jää
poledica
路面の薄い透明な氷
도로의 살얼음살얼음
underkylt regn
น้ำแข็งสีดำ
lớp băng phủ mặt đường

black ice

nstrato invisibile di ghiaccio (su strada)

black ice

ثَلْج أَسْوَد náledí isslag Glatteis «μαύρος» πάγος capa de hielo, capa fina de hielo en las carreteras musta jää verglas poledica ghiaccio nero 路面の薄い透明な氷 도로의 살얼음 ijzel underkjølt regn gołoledź camada de gelo fina e transparente em estradas гололед underkylt regn น้ำแข็งสีดำ gizli buz lớp băng phủ mặt đường 黑冰
References in classic literature ?
Then he felt himself a person of consequence, and on smooth, black ice, with a bold heart and a quick elbow, he smoked along over the levels as fast as a pack in full cry.
There were gullies and ravines, and holes like gravel-pits, cut in ice; lumps and scattered pieces frozen down to the original floor of the floe; blotches of old black ice that had been thrust under the floe in some gale and heaved up again; roundish boulders of ice; saw-like edges of ice carved by the snow that flies before the wind; and sunken pits where thirty or forty acres lay below the level of the rest of the field.
Snow falling at temperatures just below 0 Celsius, melting on a slight rise in temperature, and freezing to black ice after dark defies almost every effort to keep roads clear.
The other phrase is black ice. This apparently creates many incidents when drivers almost negotiate roundabouts or junctions, and the sudden and hidden lack of adhesion to the road caused the driver to...
AN HEROIC Sunday Mercury photographer pulled a family from the wreckage of a car after it skidded on black ice and ended up perched precariously on an embankment.
It's called Smirnoff Black Ice and is aimed to capitalizing on the company's success with its RTD Smirnoff Ice.
Black Ice with the Robinson brothers played in their hometown of Marske on Saturday following an appearance on TV's Crystal Maze.
If you use water to melt the snow, it may refreeze and turn to black ice. Black ice increases the risk of injuries as it is invisible and very slippery.
But rising temperatures will bring a thaw after the heavy snow and black ice that has brought chaos across the country.
A VALE of Glamorgan woman has returned to Wales after taking part in the Siberian Black Ice Race along Lake Baikal - the largest lake in the world.
Meanwhile, black ice caused chaos - as forecasters warned conditions would remain treacherous today.
AN AIR Ambulance helicopter took a badly injured motorist to hospital yesterday after his car left the road in an accident believed to have been precipitated by the presence of black ice.