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ice pick

n.
A pointed awl for chipping or breaking ice.

ice pick

n
(Tools) a pointed tool used for breaking ice

ice′ pick`


n.
a sharp-pointed tool for chipping ice.
[1860–65]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ice pick - pick consisting of a steel rod with a sharp pointice pick - pick consisting of a steel rod with a sharp point; used for breaking up blocks of ice
pick - a thin sharp implement used for removing unwanted material; "he used a pick to clean the dirt out of the cracks"
point - sharp end; "he stuck the point of the knife into a tree"; "he broke the point of his pencil"
Translations

ice pick

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