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Definitions of ice

  1. amphetamine used in the form of a crystalline hydrochloride; used as a stimulant to the nervous system and as an appetite suppressant
  2. a frozen dessert with fruit flavoring ( especially one containing no milk)
  3. decorate with frosting; " frost a cake"
  4. a rink with a floor of ice for ice hockey or ice skating; " the crowd applauded when she skated out onto the ice"
  5. a heat engine in which combustion occurs inside the engine rather than in a separate furnace; heat expands a gas that either moves a piston or turns a gas turbine
  6. the frozen part of a body of water
  7. ( informal) diamonds; " look at the ice on that dame!"
  8. water frozen in the solid state; " Americans like ice in their drinks"
  9. put ice on or put on ice; " Ice your sprained limbs"
  10. Water or other fluid frozen or reduced to the solid state by cold; frozen water. It is a white or transparent colorless substance, crystalline, brittle, and viscoidal. Its specific gravity ( 0. 92, that of water at 4¡ C. being 1. 0) being less than that of water, ice floats.
  11. Concreted sugar.
  12. Water, cream, custard, etc., sweetened, flavored, and artificially frozen.
  13. Any substance having the appearance of ice; as, camphor ice.
  14. To cover with ice; to convert into ice, or into something resembling ice.
  15. To cover with icing, or frosting made of sugar and milk or white of egg; to frost, as cakes, tarts, etc.
  16. To chill or cool, as with ice; to freeze.
  17. Frozen water; any substance resembling ice, as menthol ice; a frozen confection, such as water ice.
  18. To change into a frozen state; freeze; preserve by freezing; cover with melted sugar; frost.
  19. Water congealed by freezing: concreted sugar.
  20. To cover with ice: to freeze: to cover with concreted sugar:- pr. p. icing; pa. p. iced.
  21. Frozen water; concreted sugar.
  22. To cover with ice; freeze; incrust with sugar.
  23. To freeze or chill.
  24. To frost, as cake.
  25. Congealed or frozen water.
  26. Ice cream, frosting, or icing.
  27. Same as - ISE.
  28. Water or other fluid congealed by freezing; concreted sugar; ice- cream.
  29. To cover with ice; to chill; to freeze. To break the ice, to make the first opening in any attempt.
  30. Frozen water; water in a solid state; a sweetmeat.
  31. To chill; to cover with ice.
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Usage examples for ice

  1. Come on, you fellows, an ice would be just the thing now." – A Chapter of Adventures by G. A. Henty
  2. Give me ice quickly. – Banked Fires by E. W. (Ethel Winifred) Savi
  3. " But we're not after ice," Dave protested. – The High School Boys' Fishing Trip by H. Irving Hancock
  4. Although the night was very still and the stars were shining in myriads, the cold was so intense that there was nearly an inch of ice on the panes. – The Invasion of France in 1814 by Émile Erckmann Alexandre Chatrian
  5. Without their help I wouldn't have cut much ice in this city. – Greenmantle by John Buchan
  6. Therefore I should meet ice at the surface again. – Ayesha The Further History of She-Who-Must-Be-Obeyed by H. Rider Haggard
  7. Observe, we do not say that they are merely covered over with ice; they are absolutely filled up with it from top to bottom. – The Ocean and its Wonders by R.M. Ballantyne
  8. But it's fifteen feet above the ice, and how's one to reach it? – The Blue Envelope by Roy J. Snell
  9. My heart turned instantly to stone, to ice. – The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg and Other Stories by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens) Last Updated: February 18, 2009
  10. I shall go back to the world, and who shall know of the heart of fire beneath the ice! – Arms and the Woman by Harold MacGrath
  11. You know the old Ice House? – The Passionate Friends by Herbert George Wells
  12. The ice- cakes are clear blue, and they are lifted out and started up the run in leisurely procession. – A Northern Countryside by Rosalind Richards
  13. Her voice was as ice. – A Man and His Money by Frederic Stewart Isham
  14. Having once broken the ice and spoken to him, I never gave him up. – The Personal Touch by J. Wilbur Chapman
  15. But there was no ice- foot. – True Tales of Arctic Heroism in the New World by Adolphus W. Greely
  16. This broke the ice. – The Man Who Pleases and the Woman Who Charms by John A. Cone
  17. Mr. and Miss Martell have been caught in the ice, out in an open boat, for hours. – From Jest to Earnest by E. P. Roe
  18. They found the ice of the pond in the same state. – Jonas on a Farm in Winter by Jacob Abbott
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