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Term: Nip Class:  
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Created 6 June 2017
Last modified 6 June 2017
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Definition: Ice is said to nip when it forcibly presses against a ship which is beset; a vessel so caught, though undamaged, is said to have been nipped.  NSIDCCryosphere 

Ice is said to nip when it forcibly presses against a ship. A vessel so caught, though undamaged, is said to have been nipped.  WMOSeaIce 

Ice is said to nip when it forcibly presses against a ship. A ship so caught, though undamaged, is said to have been nipped.  Bushuyev 

Sea ice terminology. Ice is said to nip when it forcibly presses against a ship. When a vessel is caught in this way, though undamaged, it is said to have been 'nipped.'  ECCCanada 

Ice is said to nip when it forcibly presses against a ship which is beset. A vessel so caught, though undamaged, is said to have been nipped.  SPRI 

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