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Ice storm   /aɪs stɔrm/   Listen
Ice storm

A storm with freezing rain that leaves everything glazed with ice.  Synonym: silver storm.

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"Ice storm" Quotes from Famous Books

... was impossible to go on, and to wait meant rapid death by freezing; with extreme difficulty they returned to their camp. Two days later they made a second attempt, but were again enveloped in an ice storm that rendered progress impossible. Exhaustion of supplies forbade another try, and saved their lives, for a few days later a violent earthquake shook McKinley to its summit. Later on Mr. Browne identified this earthquake as concurrent with the terrific explosive ...
— The Book of the National Parks • Robert Sterling Yard

Words linked to "Ice storm" :   violent storm, storm

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