Definition of Ice storm

1. Noun. A storm with freezing rain that leaves everything glazed with ice.

Exact synonyms: Silver Storm
Generic synonyms: Storm, Violent Storm

Definition of Ice storm

1. Noun. A storm in which rain freezes on contact with the ground to form a sheet of ice. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ice Storm

ice scooters
ice scour
ice sculpture
ice sheet
ice sheets
ice shelf
ice show
ice shows
ice skate
ice skater
ice skaters
ice skates
ice skating
ice skating rink
ice storm (current term)
ice storms
ice swimmer
ice swimmers
ice swimming
ice tea
ice tongs
ice tray
ice trays
ice up
ice wagon
ice water
ice wedge
ice wine
ice worm

Literary usage of Ice storm

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Writings of Mark Twain [pseud.] by Mark Twain, Charles Dudley Warner (1906)
"The oversight is strange, for in America the ice- storm is an event. ... The ice-storm occurs in mid-winter, and usually its enchantments are wrought in the ..."

2. Combating Alien Smuggling: Opportunities Exist to Improve the Federal Response by Richard M. Stana (2005)
"A critical facet of ICE Storm involves targeting the monetary assets of smuggling ... Table 5: Federal, State, and Local Composition of Operation ICE Storm ..."

3. Meteorology: A Text-book on the Weather, the Causes of Its Changes, and by Willis Isbister Milham (1912)
"This is known as an ice storm, and considerable damage is sometimes done by breaking down trees and vines on account of the weight ..."

4. Storms Over the Urban Forest: Planning, Responding, and Regreening by Lisa L. Burban, John W. Anderson (1996)
"Previous reports on ice-storm damage to trees have been derived by comparing damaged forests to surrounding, similar undamaged forest stands (27), ..."

5. Natural Drills in Expression, with Selections: A Series of Exercises by Arthur Edward Phillips (1909)
"It has a tinge of Amazement ] The ice storm. MARK TWAIN. After all, there are at least one or two things about New England weather (or, if you please, ..."

6. In New England Fields and Woods by Rowland Evans Robinson (1896)
"LV AN ICE-STORM OF all the vagaries of winter weather, one of the rarest is the ice-storm ; rain falling with a wind and from a quarter that should bring ..."

7. Following the Equator: A Journey Around the World by Mark Twain (1897)
"I suppose that many, many years ago I gathered the idea that the Taj's place in the achievements of man was exactly the place of the ice-storm in the ..."

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