Water ice

2017-07-30T05:32:56+03:00[Europe/Moscow] en true Sea ice, Black ice, Frost, Hail, Hard rime, Ice, Ice shelf, Firn, Pagophily, Congelation ice, Pagophagy flashcards Water ice
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  • Sea ice
    Sea ice arises as seawater freezes.
  • Black ice
    Black ice, sometimes called clear ice, refers to a thin coating of glaze ice on a surface, especially on roads.
  • Frost
    Frost is the coating or deposit of ice that may form in humid air in cold conditions, usually overnight.
  • Hail
    Hail is a form of solid precipitation.
  • Hard rime
    Hard rime is a white ice that forms when the water droplets in fog freeze to the outer surfaces of objects.
  • Ice
    Ice is water frozen into a solid state.
  • Ice shelf
    An ice shelf is a thick floating platform of ice that forms where a glacier or ice sheet flows down to a coastline and onto the ocean surface.
  • Firn
    Firn (/fɪrn/; from Swiss German firn "last year's", cognate with before) is partially compacted névé, a type of snow that has been left over from past seasons and has been recrystallized into a substance denser than névé.
  • Pagophily
    Pagophily or pagophilia is preference for water ice.
  • Congelation ice
    Congelation ice is ice that forms on the bottom of an established ice cover.
  • Pagophagy
    Pagophagy or pagophagia is eating of ice.