Newly-formed iced over sea water. It is thin enough for the dark water to be visible through it and can be crossed only at speed by a light sledge.
Illegal countermeasure software which causes physical harm or death to an intruder (see Ice).
An invisible sheet of Ice that forms on the road right after temperatures drop below freezing. Black Ice is the #1 cause of accidents in the North Country during Winter.
Slippery film of ice or oil on the road surface.
1. Slang reference to patchy ice on roadways or other transportation surfaces that cannot easily be seen. 2. In hydrologic terms, transparent ice formed in rivers and lakes.
a thin coating of ice (as from freezing mist) on a road or sidewalk; nearly invisible but very hazardous
Old ice that has been exposed to extremely cold temperatures
Thin, new ice on fresh or salt water, appearing dark in color because of its transparency. On roadways and sidewalks, black ice exhibits the same transparency and therefore cannot be seen easily, but can be felt if the surface is touched.
thin, new ice that forms on fresh water or dew covered surfaces; it is common on roadways during the fall and early winter and appears "black" because of its transparency.
very old ice that has been mixed with scree and gravel. This is usually found deep in couloirs in late autumn during drought years.
A very dangerous, nearly invisible patch of ice on a clear road formed when temperatures drop very rapidly when the road surface is wet.
Thin, new ice on fresh- or saltwater, appearing dark in color because of its transparency; also popularly applied to thin hazardous ice coverings on roads.
It's not in your drink! It's the kind of ice you don't know is on the road until your car starts to go out of control
A form of ICE (see below) which can destroy the consciousness of a matrix cowboy who is jacked in to the Matrix, effectively "killing" the subject. Black ICE is the only deadly form, and is used normally as the last line of defense in computer security.
Thin, new ice on fresh or salt water that appears dark in color because of its transparency. Also refers to thin, transparent ice on road surfaces.
Permanent ice found in shady couloirs or on steep north faces that is usually extremely hard, dense and difficult to climb.
1. Thin, new ice on freshwater or saltwater, appearing dark in color because of its transparency, which is a result of its columnar grain structure. On lakes, black ice is commonly overlain by white ice formed from refrozen snow or slush. 2. A mariner's term for a dreaded form of icing sometimes sufficiently heavy to capsize a small ship. 3. A popular alternative for glaze. A thin sheet of ice, relatively dark in appearance, may form when light rain or drizzle falls on a road surface that is at a temperature below 0°C. It may also be formed when supercooled fog droplets are intercepted by buildings, fences, and vegetation.
Black ice is ice that is transparent. It has different meanings depending on context, but is most often used to refer to highway ice that increases the risk of accidents.
Black Ice is a poet from Russell Simmons' Def Poetry Jam.
Black Ice (Oakland, California) is a No Wave/Deathrock was formed in 1999 by members of The Phantom Limbs, Stevenson Sedjwick and Skot Brown. Additionally, Sedjwick has played in Factory Of Angst, Bloody Melinda and other bands; while Brown has been a member of Anal Kitties, Oliver Klossoff And The Applicators, and Holy Revolver Society. In 2001 Miss Kel (of Red Voice Choir, Sister Mary Shoelace and Noise Collage) joined the band with lead vocals.