überfrierende Nässe

English translation: black ice

German term or phrase:überfrierende Nässe
English translation:black ice
Entered by: GWM123

12:12 Feb 18, 2008
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German term or phrase: überfrierende Nässe
Ein weiterer Textbaustein für Wetterwarnungen:
Strassen: Eisglättegefahr durch überfrierende Nässe (d.h. die Strassen sind nass und aufgrund der tiefen Temperaturen bildet sich "Eisglätte".
Martina Amstutz
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black ice
Cf. Duden-Oxford.
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3 +9black ice
4freezing wetness
Luciano Eduardo de Oliveira

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black ice

Cf. Duden-Oxford.

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freezing wetness

Ich hoffe, dir geholfen zu haben.

    Reference: http://documents.wolfram.com/v4-de/OtherInformation/Textfarb...
Luciano Eduardo de Oliveira
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