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i·ci·cle

 (ī′sĭ-kəl)
n.
1. A tapering spike of ice formed by the freezing of dripping or falling water.
2. Informal An aloof or emotionally unresponsive person.

[Middle English isikel : is, ice; see ice + ikel, icicle (from Old English gicel; see yeg- in Indo-European roots).]
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icicle

(ˈaɪsɪkəl)
n
a hanging spike of ice formed by the freezing of dripping water
[C14: from ice + ickel, from Old English gicel icicle, related to Old Norse jökull large piece of ice, glacier]
ˈicicled adj
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i•ci•cle

(ˈaɪ sɪ kəl)

n.
1. a pendent, tapering mass of ice formed by the freezing of dripping water.
2. something resembling this, as a thin strip of silver foil used as a Christmas tree decoration.
3. a cold, unemotional person.
[before 1000; Middle English isikel, Old English īsgicel]
i′ci•cled, adj.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.icicle - ice resembling a pendent spear, formed by the freezing of dripping watericicle - ice resembling a pendent spear, formed by the freezing of dripping water
ice, water ice - water frozen in the solid state; "Americans like ice in their drinks"
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Translations
تَجَمُّد الماء أثْناء تَقَطُّرِهِ
rampouch
istap
jääpurikas
jégcsap
grýlukertigrÿlukerti
varveklis
lāsteka
ţurţur
cencúľ
ledena sveča
buz sacağı/sarkıtı

icicle

[ˈaɪsɪkl] Ncarámbano m
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icicle

[ˈaɪsɪkəl] nglaçon m (naturel)
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icicle

nEiszapfen m
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icicle

[ˈaɪsɪkl] nghiacciolo
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

icicle

(ˈaisikl) noun
a long hanging piece of ice formed by the freezing of dripping water. icicles hanging from the roof.
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