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ICE

abbr.
1. in case of emergency
2. internal-combustion engine

ice

 (īs)
n.
1. Water frozen solid.
2. A surface, layer, or mass of frozen water.
3. Something resembling frozen water: ammonia ice.
4. A frozen dessert consisting of water, sugar, and a liquid flavoring, often fruit juice.
5. Cake frosting; icing.
6. Slang Diamonds.
7. Sports The playing field in ice hockey; the rink.
8. Extreme unfriendliness or reserve.
9. Slang A payment over the listed price of a ticket for a public event.
10. Slang Methamphetamine.
v. iced, ic·ing, ic·es
v.tr.
1. To coat or slick with solidly frozen water.
2. To cause to become ice; freeze.
3. To chill by setting in or as if in ice.
4. To cover or decorate (a cake, for example) with a sugar coating.
5. Slang To ensure of victory, as in a game; clinch.
6. Sports To shoot (the puck) from one's defensive half of an ice hockey rink across the opponent's goal line outside of the goal.
7. Slang To kill; murder.
v.intr.
To turn into or become coated with ice; freeze: The pond iced over.
Idioms:
on ice Slang
1. Assured of attainment or success: With the extra goal the victory was on ice.
2. In reserve or readiness.
3. Away from public notice or activity.
on thin ice
In a precarious position.

[Middle English is, from Old English īs.]

ice′less adj.

ice

(aɪs)
n
1. water in the solid state, formed by freezing liquid water.
2. (Cookery) a portion of ice cream
3. slang a diamond or diamonds
4. (Hockey (Field & Ice)) the field of play in ice hockey
5. slang a concentrated and highly potent form of methamphetamine with dangerous side effects
6. break the ice
a. to relieve shyness, etc, esp between strangers
b. to be the first of a group to do something
7. cut no ice informal to fail to make an impression
8. on ice in abeyance; pending
9. on thin ice unsafe or unsafely; vulnerable or vulnerably
10. (Placename) the Ice informal NZ Antarctica
vb
11. (often foll by: up, over, etc) to form or cause to form ice; freeze
12. (Cookery) (tr) to mix with ice or chill (a drink, etc)
13. (Cookery) (tr) to cover (a cake, etc) with icing
14. (tr) slang US to kill
15. (Hockey (Field & Ice)) chiefly (in ice hockey)
a. to shoot the puck from one end of the rink to the other
b. to select which players will play in a game
[Old English īs; compare Old High German īs, Old Norse īss]
ˈiceless adj
ˈiceˌlike adj

ICE

(in Britain) abbreviation for
(Civil Engineering) Institution of Civil Engineers

ice

(aɪs)

n., v. iced, ic•ing. n.
1. the solid form of water, produced by freezing; frozen water.
2. the frozen surface of a body of water.
3. any substance resembling frozen water: camphor ice.
4. a frozen dessert made of sweetened water and fruit juice.
5. Brit. ice cream.
6. icing, as on a cake.
7. reserve; formality.
8. Slang. a diamond or diamonds.
9. Slang.
a. protection money paid to the police by the operator of an illicit business.
b. a fee paid, as to a theater manager, to secure desirable tickets.
10. Slang. methamphetamine prepared illicitly as crystals for smoking.
v.t.
11. to cover with ice.
12. to change into ice; freeze.
13. to cool with ice: Ice the sodas, please.
14. to cover with icing; frost: to ice a cake.
15. to make cold, as if with ice.
16. Informal.
a. to make sure of; clinch: to ice a deal.
b. to assure success or victory in.
17. Slang. to kill; murder.
v.i.
18. to change to ice; freeze.
19. to become coated with ice (often fol. by up).
Idioms:
1. break the ice,
a. to overcome initial social awkwardness or formality.
b. to make an effective beginning.
2. cut no ice, to fail to impress or influence.
3. ice the puck, to hit a hockey puck from one's own half of the rink to the far side of the opponent's half.
4. on ice,
a. assured of success or victory.
b. in a state of abeyance or readiness.
5. (skating) on thin ice, in a precarious or delicate situation.
[before 900; Middle English, Old English is]
ice′less, adj.

-ice

a suffix of nouns borrowed from French, indicating state or quality: notice.
[Middle English -ice, -ise < Old French < Latin -itius, -itia, -itium]

Ice.

1. Iceland.
2. Icelandic.

ice

(īs)
Water frozen solid, normally at or below a temperature of 32°F (0°C).

ice


Past participle: iced
Gerund: icing

Imperative
ice
ice
Present
I ice
you ice
he/she/it ices
we ice
you ice
they ice
Preterite
I iced
you iced
he/she/it iced
we iced
you iced
they iced
Present Continuous
I am icing
you are icing
he/she/it is icing
we are icing
you are icing
they are icing
Present Perfect
I have iced
you have iced
he/she/it has iced
we have iced
you have iced
they have iced
Past Continuous
I was icing
you were icing
he/she/it was icing
we were icing
you were icing
they were icing
Past Perfect
I had iced
you had iced
he/she/it had iced
we had iced
you had iced
they had iced
Future
I will ice
you will ice
he/she/it will ice
we will ice
you will ice
they will ice
Future Perfect
I will have iced
you will have iced
he/she/it will have iced
we will have iced
you will have iced
they will have iced
Future Continuous
I will be icing
you will be icing
he/she/it will be icing
we will be icing
you will be icing
they will be icing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been icing
you have been icing
he/she/it has been icing
we have been icing
you have been icing
they have been icing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been icing
you will have been icing
he/she/it will have been icing
we will have been icing
you will have been icing
they will have been icing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been icing
you had been icing
he/she/it had been icing
we had been icing
you had been icing
they had been icing
Conditional
I would ice
you would ice
he/she/it would ice
we would ice
you would ice
they would ice
Past Conditional
I would have iced
you would have iced
he/she/it would have iced
we would have iced
you would have iced
they would have iced

ice

The solid form of water as it freezes when the temperature is below 32°F (0°C).
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ice - water frozen in the solid stateice - water frozen in the solid state; "Americans like ice in their drinks"
ice cube - a small cube of artificial ice; used for cooling drinks
glacier - a slowly moving mass of ice
H2O, water - binary compound that occurs at room temperature as a clear colorless odorless tasteless liquid; freezes into ice below 0 degrees centigrade and boils above 100 degrees centigrade; widely used as a solvent
crystal - a solid formed by the solidification of a chemical and having a highly regular atomic structure
black ice - a thin coating of ice (as from freezing mist) on a road or sidewalk; nearly invisible but very hazardous
frost, hoar, hoarfrost, rime - ice crystals forming a white deposit (especially on objects outside)
hailstone - small pellet of ice that falls during a hailstorm
icicle - ice resembling a pendent spear, formed by the freezing of dripping water
2.ice - the frozen part of a body of water
object, physical object - a tangible and visible entity; an entity that can cast a shadow; "it was full of rackets, balls and other objects"
drift ice - masses of ice floating in the open sea
icefall - a steep part of a glacier resembling a frozen waterfall
neve - the upper part of a glacier (beyond the limit of perpetual snow) where the snow turns to ice
pack ice, ice pack - a large expanse of floating ice
ice shelf, shelf ice - ice that is attached to land but projects out to sea
3.ice - diamonds; "look at the ice on that dame!"
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech
diamond - a transparent piece of diamond that has been cut and polished and is valued as a precious gem
4.ice - a flavored sugar topping used to coat and decorate cakesice - a flavored sugar topping used to coat and decorate cakes
topping - a flavorful addition on top of a dish
5.ice - a frozen dessert with fruit flavoring (especially one containing no milk)
frozen dessert - any of various desserts prepared by freezing
sorbet, water ice - an ice containing no milk but having a mushy consistency; usually made from fruit juice
6.ice - an amphetamine derivative (trade name Methedrine) used in the form of a crystalline hydrochloride; used as a stimulant to the nervous system and as an appetite suppressant
amphetamine, pep pill, upper, speed - a central nervous system stimulant that increases energy and decreases appetite; used to treat narcolepsy and some forms of depression
controlled substance - a drug or chemical substance whose possession and use are controlled by law
7.ice - a heat engine in which combustion occurs inside the engine rather than in a separate furnaceICE - 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
diesel engine, diesel motor, diesel - an internal-combustion engine that burns heavy oil
cylinder block, engine block, block - a metal casting containing the cylinders and cooling ducts of an engine; "the engine had to be replaced because the block was cracked"
four-stroke engine, four-stroke internal-combustion engine - an internal-combustion engine in which an explosive mixture is drawn into the cylinder on the first stroke and is compressed and ignited on the second stroke; work is done on the third stroke and the products of combustion are exhausted on the fourth stroke
gas engine - an internal-combustion engine similar to a gasoline engine but using natural gas instead of gasoline vapor
gasoline engine, petrol engine - an internal-combustion engine that burns gasoline; most automobiles are driven by gasoline engines
heat engine - any engine that makes use of heat to do work
force feed, force-feed lubricating system, lubricating system, pressure feed, pressure-feed lubricating system - mechanical system of lubricating internal combustion engines in which a pump forces oil into the engine bearings
motorboat, powerboat - a boat propelled by an internal-combustion engine
automotive vehicle, motor vehicle - a self-propelled wheeled vehicle that does not run on rails
outboard motor, outboard - internal-combustion engine that mounts at stern of small boat
poppet, poppet valve - a mushroom-shaped valve that rises perpendicularly from its seat; commonly used in internal-combustion engines
radial engine, rotary engine - an internal-combustion engine having cylinders arranged radially around a central crankcase
reciprocating engine - an internal-combustion engine in which the crankshaft is turned by pistons moving up and down in cylinders
rotary engine - an internal-combustion engine in which power is transmitted directly to rotating components
self-starter - an electric starting motor that automatically starts an internal-combustion engine
supercharger - compressor that forces increased oxygen into the cylinders of an internal-combustion engine
valve-in-head engine - internal-combustion engine having both inlet and exhaust valves located in the cylinder head
8.ice - a rink with a floor of ice for ice hockey or ice skatingice - a rink with a floor of ice for ice hockey or ice skating; "the crowd applauded when she skated out onto the ice"
ice hockey rink, ice-hockey rink - an ice rink for playing ice hockey
rink, skating rink - building that contains a surface for ice skating or roller skating
Verb1.ice - decorate with frosting; "frost a cake"
cookery, cooking, preparation - the act of preparing something (as food) by the application of heat; "cooking can be a great art"; "people are needed who have experience in cookery"; "he left the preparation of meals to his wife"
cover - provide with a covering or cause to be covered; "cover her face with a handkerchief"; "cover the child with a blanket"; "cover the grave with flowers"
2.ice - cause to become ice or icy; "an iced summer drink"
freeze - cause to freeze; "Freeze the leftover food"
3.ice - put ice on or put on ice; "Ice your sprained limbs"
cool, cool down, chill - make cool or cooler; "Chill the food"

ice

noun
1. frozen water Glaciers are moving rivers of ice.
2. ice cream, water ice He's eaten a lot of choc ices.
verb
1. frost, coat, glaze I've made the cake. I've iced and decorated it.
break the ice kick off (informal), lead the way, take the plunge (informal), make a start, begin a relationship, initiate the proceedings, start or set the ball rolling (informal) The main purpose of his trip was to break the ice.
on ice pending, forthcoming, imminent, awaiting, unsettled, impending, in the balance, undecided, up in the air, in the offing, undetermined, hanging fire The $40 million aid package will remain on ice for a month.
skate on thin ice be at risk, be vulnerable, be unsafe, be in jeopardy, be out on a limb, be open to attack, be sticking your neck out (informal) I had skated on thin ice for long enough. adjective, glacial, fear, kristallophobia
Translations
جَليدجَلِيدٌقِطْعَة ثَلْج: بوظَهمَثْلوج لَيْمونيُغَطّي بِطَبَقَة سُكَّر
gel
ledzmrzlinaovocná zmrzlinapolít
issorbet-is=-isglasere
glacio
jää
jääjäädykejäähdyttääjäätyäpitkä kiekko
ledsladoled
jégcukormázzal bevonfagylalt
es
ísís, klakimethrjómaíssetja krem/glassúr á
アイス
얼음
glacies
ledasledkalnisledkirtisledo gabaliukasledų formelė
leduspārklāt ar glazūrupārklāties ar ledusaldējumssasalt
ľadovocná zmrzlinapoliať cukrovou polevouzmrzlina
ledsladoled
лед
isglass
barafu
น้ำแข็ง
buzdondurmameyveli dondurmaşekerli krema sürmekayaz
лід
đá

ice

[aɪs]
A. N
1. (= frozen water) → hielo m
as cold as ice(tan) frío como el hielo
my feet are like icetengo los pies helados
to break the iceromper el hielo
to cut no ice arguments like that cut no ice with himese tipo de argumentos lo dejan frío
to keep/put sth on ice we put the champagne on icepusimos el champán a enfriar
she put her career on ice for ten years while she had childrendejó su carrera aparcada durante diez años para tener hijos
to keep money on icetener dinero en reserva
to put a project on iceposponer un proyecto
to skate on thin icepisar terreno peligroso
2. (= ice cream) → helado m
B. VT
1.helar; [+ drink] → enfriar, echar cubos de hielo a
2. [+ cake] → glasear, escarchar
C. CPD the Ice Age Nla edad de hielo, el periodo glacial
an ice-age rock/fossiluna roca/un fósil del periodo glacial
ice axe, ice ax (US) Npiqueta f (de alpinista), piolet m
ice bucket Ncubo m del hielo, hielera f (LAm)
ice cream Nhelado m
ice-cream conecucurucho m (de helado)
ice-cream parlourheladería f
ice-cream sodasoda f mezclada con helado
ice cube Ncubito m de hielo
ice dance Nbaile m sobre hielo
ice field Ncampo m de hielo, banquisa f
ice floe Ntémpano m de hielo
ice hockey Nhockey m sobre hielo
ice house N (for storing ice) → nave f frigorífica (edificio); [of Eskimo] → iglú m
ice lolly N (Brit) → polo m (Sp), paleta f (LAm)
ice maiden Nmujer f de hielo
ice pack Ncompresa f de hielo
ice pick N (Culin) → punzón m para el hielo
ice rink Npista f de patinaje sobre hielo, pista f de hielo
ice skate Npatín m de hielo, patín m de cuchilla
see also ice-skate ice skater Npatinador(a) m/f (artístico/a), patinador(a) m/f sobre hielo
ice skating Npatinaje m sobre hielo
to go ice skatingir a patinar sobre hielo
ice water, iced water Nagua f helada, agua f fría (de la nevera)
ice over ice up VI + ADVhelarse, congelarse

ice

[ˈaɪs]
n
(gen)glace f
There was ice on the lake → Il y avait de la glace sur le lac.
to put sth on ice (fig)mettre qch en attente
to break the ice (fig)briser la glace
to cut no ice with sb (fig) (= fail to impress) → ne pas prendre avec qn
That sort of romantic attitude cuts no ice with the director → Ce genre d'attitude romantique ne prend pas avec le réalisateur.
to be skating on thin ice, to be on thin ice (= taking risks) → être sur un terrain glissant
(in drinks)glaçons mpl
(on road)verglas m
(= ice cream) → glace f
He bought ices for the children → Il a acheté des glaces pour les enfants .
vt [+ cake] → glacer
ice over
vigeler
ice up
vise givrerIce Age nère f glaciaire, période f glaciaire
the Ice Age → l'ère glaciaire, la période glaciaireice axe npiolet m

ice

n
Eis nt; (on roads) → (Glatt)eis nt; to be as cold as iceeiskalt sein; my hands are like iceich habe eiskalte Hände; “Cinderella on Ice”Aschenputtel auf dem Eis; to keep or put something on ice (lit)etw kalt stellen; (fig)etw auf Eis legen; to break the ice (fig)das Eis brechen; to be or be treading or be skating on thin ice (fig)sich aufs Glatteis begeben/begeben haben; you are (skating) on thin ice there (fig)da begibst du dich aufs Glatteis; to cut no ice with somebody (inf)auf jdn keinen Eindruck machen; that cuts no ice with me (inf)das kommt bei mir nicht an
(Brit: = ice cream) → (Speise)eis nt, → Eiskrem f
no pl (US sl: = diamond) → Klunker m (inf)
vt
(= make cold)(mit Eis) kühlen; (= freeze)tiefkühlen

ice

in cpdsEis-;
ice age
nEiszeit f
ice axe, (US) ice ax
nEispickel m
ice bag
nEisbeutel m
iceberg
n (lit, fig)Eisberg m
ice-blue
adjeisblau
iceboat
n
(Sport) → Segelschlitten m
icebound
adj port, lakezugefroren, vereist; ship, placevom Eis eingeschlossen; roadvereist; groundzu Eis gefroren
icebox
n (Brit: in refrigerator) → Eisfach nt; (US) → Eisschrank m; (= insulated box)Eisbox f, → Kühltasche f; this room is like an icedieses Zimmer ist der reinste Eiskeller
icebreaker
nEisbrecher m
ice bucket
nEiskühler m
icecap
nEisdecke f, → Eisschicht f; (polar) → Eiskappe f
ice-cold
adjeiskalt
ice cream
nEis nt, → Eiskrem f
ice-cream cone, ice-cream cornet
nEistüte f
ice-cream parlour, (US) ice-cream parlor
nEisdiele f
ice-cream soda
n Eisbecher mit Sirup, Marmelade, Früchten, Milch und Ingwerlimonade
ice-cream van
n (Brit) → Eiswagen m
ice crusher
nEiszerkleinerer m
ice cube
nEiswürfel m

ice

:
ice dancing
nEistanz m
ice floe
nEisscholle f
ice hockey
nEishockey nt
ice house
nEiskeller m

ice

:
ice lolly
n (Brit) → Eis ntam Stiel
ice maiden
n (inf)eiskalte Schönheit
ice man
n (US) → Eisverkäufer m
ice pack
nPackeis nt; (on head) → Eisbeutel m
ice pick
nEispickel m
ice point
n (Phys) → Gefrierpunkt m
ice rink
n(Kunst)eisbahn f, → Schlittschuhbahn f
ice sheet
nEisschicht f
ice-skate
ice skate
nSchlittschuh m
ice-skater
nSchlittschuhläufer(in) m(f); (= figure-skater)Eiskunstläufer(in) m(f)
ice-skating
nEislauf m, → Schlittschuhlaufen nt; (= figure-skating)Eiskunstlauf m
ice storm
n (US) → Eissturm m
ice tea
nEistee m
ice tray
nEisschale f
ice water
nEiswasser nt

ice

[aɪs]
1. n
a.ghiaccio; (on road) → ghiaccio, strato di ghiaccio
to be as cold as ice → essere freddo/a come il ghiaccio, essere un pezzo di ghiaccio
to break the ice (fig) → rompere il ghiaccio
it cuts no ice with me → con me non attacca
to keep sth on ice (fig) (plan, project) → accantonare qc
to skate on thin ice (fig) → essere sul filo del rasoio
b. (ice cream) → gelato
strawberry ice → gelato alla fragola
2. vt (cake) → glassare
ice over ice up vi + adv (river) → gelarsi, ghiacciarsi; (windscreen, wings of plane) → incrostarsi di ghiaccio

ice

(ais) noun
1. frozen water. The pond is covered with ice.
2. an ice-cream. chocolate ice-cream. Three ices, please.
3. (American) a fruit-flavoured frozen dessert usually made without milk and cream. lemon ice(s).
verb
to cover with icing. She iced the cake.
ˈicing noun
a mixture of sugar, white of egg, water etc used to cover or decorate cakes.
ˈicy adjective
1. very cold. icy winds.
2. covered with ice. icy roads.
3. unfriendly. an icy tone of voice.
ˈicily adverb
ˈiciness noun
ice age
a time when a great part of the earth's surface was covered with ice.
ice axe
a type of axe used by mountain climbers to cut holds in ice for their hands and feet.
ˈiceberg noun
a huge mass of ice floating in the sea.
ice box
(American) a refrigerator.
ˌice-ˈcream noun
cream or a mixture of creamy substances, flavoured and frozen. chocolate ice-cream.
ˈice-cube noun
a small cube of ice used for cooling drinks etc.
ice rink
a large room or building with a floor of ice for skating.
ice-skate verb
to skate on ice.
ice-skating noun
ice tray
a metal or plastic tray for making ice-cubes in a refrigerator.
ice over/up
to become covered with ice. The pond iced over during the night; The windows have iced up.

ice

جَلِيدٌ led is Eis πάγος hielo jää glace led ghiaccio 얼음 ijs is lód gelo лед is น้ำแข็ง buz đá

ice

n. hielo;
___ cap, ___ bagbolsa de ___;
___ creamhelado;
___ wateragua helada, agua con ___;
___ treatmentaplicación de ___;
My hands are like ___Tengo las manos heladas.

ice

n hielo; (fam, methamphetamine) metanfetamina; — chips trocitos or peda-citos de hielo; — pack bolsa or compresa de hielo; vt (an injury) aplicar hielo (a una herida)
References in classic literature ?
There was ice cream, actually two dishes of it, pink and white, and cake and fruit and distracting french bonbons and, in the middle of the table, four great bouquets of hot house flowers.
His feet on the study floor felt like two cakes of ice.
I had seen ice on the little horsepond that morning, and as we went through the garden we found the tall asparagus, with its red berries, lying on the ground, a mass of slimy green.
Here we have the man, sly, subtle, hard, imperious, and, withal, cold as ice.
He had broken a thickness of ice, the formation of many a winter; had had his reasons for a long silence.
Further on, from the bright red windows of the Sword-Fish Inn, there came such fervent rays, that it seemed to have melted the packed snow and ice from before the house, for everywhere else the congealed frost lay ten inches thick in a hard, asphaltic pavement, --rather weary for me, when I struck my foot against the flinty projections, because from hard, remorseless service the soles of my boots were in a most miserable plight.
We soon left the path and took to the ice; and after wandering amongst the crevices UN PEU, to admire the wonders of these deep blue caverns, and hear the rushing of waters through their subglacial channels, we struck out a course toward L'AUTRE CO^T'E and crossed the glacier successfully, a little above the cave from which the infant Rhone takes its first bound from under the grand precipice of ice.
On the 14th of March I saw floating ice in latitude 55@, merely pale bits of debris from twenty to twenty-five feet long, forming banks over which the sea curled.
At the time when they left the Bannacks Snake River was frozen hard: as they proceeded, the ice became broken and floating; it gradually disappeared, and the weather became warm and pleasant, as they approached a tributary stream called the Little Wyer; and the soil, which was generally of a watery clay, with occasional intervals of sand, was soft to the tread of the horses.
Had it been an hour later, nothing could have saved the ship, for no eye could have made out in the dusk that pale piece of ice swept over by the white-crested waves.
The People of the Eastern Ice, they are melting like the snow-- They beg for coffee and sugar; they go where the white men go.
And even Italy is not primarily associated with ice," said the Italian.