icebound


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ice·bound

 (īs′bound′)
adj.
Locked in or covered over by ice.

icebound

(ˈaɪsˌbaʊnd)
adj
covered or made immobile by ice; frozen in: an icebound ship.

ice•bound

(ˈaɪsˌbaʊnd)

adj.
1. held fast or hemmed in by ice: an icebound ship.
2. obstructed or shut off by ice: an icebound harbor.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.icebound - locked in by ice; "icebound harbors"
frozen - turned into ice; affected by freezing or by long and severe cold; "the frozen North"; "frozen pipes"; "children skating on a frozen brook"
Translations

icebound

[ˈaɪsbaʊnd] ADJ [road, ship] → bloqueado por el hielo

icebound

[ˈaɪsˌbaʊnd] adjbloccato/a dal ghiaccio
References in classic literature ?
After a time, however, the mountains approached and flanked the river; the snow lay deep in the valleys, and the current was once more icebound.
He has wandered far from his icebound southern temples in search of adventure.
They, too, feed the northern health stations in icebound ports where submersibles dare not rise.
On New Year's Day the home game with Rotherham fell foul to an icebound pitch, and the pitch was not fit for play four days later for the FA Cup third round tie with Tottenham.
On New Years Day the home game with Rotherham fell foul to an icebound pitch, and the pitch was not fit for play four days later for the FA Cup third round tie with Tottenham.
Though the journey isn't easy, Silver Girl concludes with a surge of hope, like the spring thaw after an icebound Chicago winter.
One hundred sixty-eight years of searching, and the Terror has been found, the second of Franklin's ships, icebound in the hunt for a Northwest Passage with its crew of one hundred twenty-nine.
On the failed Ziegler-Fiala polar expedition, the crew of the icebound ship America photographed it by moonlight on January 2, 1904, before it broke up and sank.
It is unthinkable that the game would be given the go-ahead nowadays, and even match referee Arthur Ellis - who would one day referee a European Cup fi-nal in addition to TV's It's A Knockout - initially insisted, after surveying the icebound pitch, that the game could not be played.
All three are no strangers to the Europeans though no one can forget the sprint finish in last year's championships on an icebound course in Samokov, Bulgaria when, in the race for the gold medal, Avery was just pipped on the line by GB teammate Gemma Steel with both athletes being accredited with the same time.
It is a century since Shackleton's famous expeditionary party was forced to abandon the ship Endurance after it became icebound, ending their hopes of reaching the South Pole.
The television presenter and comedian takes on an epic 800-mile journey halfway around the Arctic Circle deep in mid-winter, a spectacular but deadly time of year to see the unforgiving, icebound region.