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Term: Ice blink Class:  
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Created 6 June 2017
Last modified 6 June 2017
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Definition: White glare on the underside of low clouds indicating presence of ice which may be beyond the range of vision.  NSIDCCryosphere 

A whitish glare on low clouds above an accumulation of distant ice.  WMOSeaIce 

Sea ice terminology, describing a whitish glare on low clouds above an accumulation of distant ice.  ECCCanada 

A relatively bright region on the underside of clouds produced by the reflection of light by ice. This term is used in polar regions where it contributes to the sky map; ice blink is not as bright as snow blink, but is brighter than the reflection of light by land or water.  AMSglossary 

White glare on the underside of clouds, indicating the presence of pack ice or an ice sheet which may be beyond the range of vision (cf. Water sky).  SPRI 

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