1. A state of inaction or neutralization resulting from the opposition of equally powerful uncompromising persons or factions
2. A situation in which no progress can be made
3. A situation wherein two or more competing actions are waiting for the other to finish, so neither ever does.
Winter Imbroglio, Winter 2003, Ile d'Orleans, Quebec, Canada.
Frozen waves! are not waves but look alike created by icebreaker navigation causing the ice to be pushed down which in turn causes the ice to split and break off in chunks. These chunks when covered by blown snow look like waves.
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