sheet ice

sheet ice

[′shēt ‚īs]
(hydrology)
A smooth, thin layer of ice formed by rapid freezing of the surface layer of a body of water.
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Recently, the path has been covered in sheet ice, with melt water on top to make it extra slippery.
St Oswald's school posted on their Facebook page: "Sorry, but due to sheet ice surrounding access areas to school, it is dangerous underfoot and we have had to make the decision to CLOSE today.
In January of 1955, my father and uncle took me to Reelfoot Lake and I shot my first duck after paddling one of the old Reelfoot pirogues, breaking sheet ice, for three quarters of a mile, to where they had a small blind.
2] circulation in the rink floor, the total charge for a single sheet ice rink is about 2000 kg (4,400 lb).
Hail is something that we tend to take in our stride but when it becomes severe it can be as big a threat to life as sheet ice or heavy fog.
The RAC warned drivers to beware of sheet ice on roads.
The roads were sheet ice - there was nothing she could do.
However, these findings contradict a 2013 report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, which indicated a net loss of 147 billion tonnes of Antarctic sheet ice per year between 2002 and 2011.
The Furie platform is built to withstand the crushing impact of 100-year strength sheet ice, wind, waves and currents and 200-year strength volcanic activity and earthquakes.
Made from woven coir treated with natural latex rubber to grip all surfaces including sheet ice, the carpet is re-usable year after year.
Davina, 46, said: "The celebs are doing events on sheet ice.