from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A yellowish glare in the sky over an ice field. Also called blink.
- n. A coastal ice cliff.
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- n. A glare in the sky caused by reflection of light from an ice field
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In a polar phenomenon called iceblink, clouds are lit from underneath by sunlight reflected up from a patch of pack ice in a contrasting dark area of water.
The whole of the 14th was occupied in an unsuccessful attempt to find an opening in the ice to the westward, which remained perfectly close and compact, with a bright iceblink over it.
The prospect from the crow's-nest began to assume a very unpromising appearance, the whole of the western horizon, from north round to S.b. E., being completely covered with ice, consisting of heavy and extensive floes, beyond which no indication of water was visible; instead of which there was a bright and dazzling iceblink extending from shore to shore.
The thermometer was at 27° on the night of the 22nd, with ice in the boat; and in the afternoon we saw an iceblink, a beautiful effulgence or reflection of light over the floating ice, to the extent of forty or fifty miles.
When he first came upon iceblink, Nansen wrote, 'I felt instinctively that I stood on the threshold of a new world.'
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All this a white shine somewhere, an iceblink of memory, and then the words themselves, Rey’s words, being spoken by the man in the chair nearby.
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