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1. A yellowish glare in the sky over an ice field. Also called blink.
2. A coastal ice cliff.
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1. (Physical Geography) Also called: blink a yellowish-white reflected glare in the sky over an ice field
2. (Physical Geography) a coastal ice cliff
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a yellowish luminosity near the horizon or on the underside of a cloud caused by the reflection of light from sea ice.
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> tch?v=Wl5EqjtRuGU&fea ture=related This is a link to the song Iceblink Luck by the Cocteau Twins, one of my favourite Scottish bands.
It was the aura of an iceblink, indicating a sea of pack ice directly in front of them.