glaze
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S: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/wea.6080570409/pdf (last access: 15 July 2015); http://www.theweatherprediction.com/habyhints/117/ (last access: 15 July 2015).

N: 1. “substance used to make a glossy coating,” 1784, from glaze (v.). In reference to a thin coating of ice from 1752.
2. A smooth compact deposit of ice, generally transparent, formed by the freezing of supercooled drizzle droplets or raindrops on objects the surface temperature of which is below or slightly above 0˚C.

S: 1. OED – http://www.etymonline.com/index.php?allowed_in_frame=0&search=glaze&searchmode=none (last access: 15 July 2015). 2. METEOTERM/International Meteorological Vocabulary, WMO – No. 182 (last access: 15 July 2015).

SYN: glazed frost

S: METEOTERM/International Meteorological Vocabulary, WMO – No. 182 (last access: 15 July 2015)

CR: freezing fog, frost, hail, hailstone, hoar frost, rime, sleet, small hail.