Definition of Ice

1. Noun. Water frozen in the solid state. "Americans like ice in their drinks"

Exact synonyms: Water Ice
Substance meronyms: Ice Cube, Glacier
Terms within: H2o, Water
Generic synonyms: Crystal
Specialized synonyms: Black Ice, Frost, Hoar, Hoarfrost, Rime, Hailstone, Icicle

2. Verb. Decorate with frosting. "Frost a cake"
Exact synonyms: Frost
Category relationships: Cookery, Cooking, Preparation
Generic synonyms: Cover
Derivative terms: Frosting, Icing

3. Noun. The frozen part of a body of water.
Generic synonyms: Object, Physical Object
Specialized synonyms: Drift Ice, Icefall, Neve, Ice Pack, Pack Ice, Ice Shelf, Shelf Ice

4. Verb. Cause to become ice or icy. "An iced summer drink"
Generic synonyms: Freeze

5. Noun. Diamonds. "Look at the ice on that dame!"
Exact synonyms: Sparkler
Language type: Colloquialism
Generic synonyms: Diamond
Derivative terms: Sparkle

6. Verb. Put ice on or put on ice. "Did he ice his foot? "; "Ice your sprained limbs"
Generic synonyms: Chill, Cool, Cool Down

7. Noun. A flavored sugar topping used to coat and decorate cakes.
Exact synonyms: Frosting, Icing
Generic synonyms: Topping
Derivative terms: Frost

8. Noun. A frozen dessert with fruit flavoring (especially one containing no milk).
Exact synonyms: Frappe
Generic synonyms: Frozen Dessert
Specialized synonyms: Sorbet, Water Ice

9. Noun. 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.

10. Noun. 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.

11. Noun. A rink with a floor of ice for ice hockey or ice skating. "The crowd applauded when she skated out onto the ice"
Exact synonyms: Ice Rink, Ice-skating Rink
Specialized synonyms: Ice Hockey Rink, Ice-hockey Rink
Generic synonyms: Rink, Skating Rink
Derivative terms: Icy

Definition of Ice

1. n. 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.

2. v. t. To cover with ice; to convert into ice, or into something resembling ice.

Definition of Ice

1. Initialism. ice, compress, elevation (first-aid) ¹

2. Initialism. Institution of Civil Engineers ¹

3. Initialism. internal combustion engine, internal-combustion engine ¹

4. Initialism. International Cultural Exchange ¹

5. Initialism. In Case of Emergency, (used in mobile phones followed by the number to call if the phone’s owner is injured). ¹

6. Initialism. InterCityExpress ¹

7. Initialism. in-car entertainment ¹

8. Initialism. (computing) in-circuit emulator ¹

9. Initialism. (government) Immigration and Customs Enforcement - a law-enforcement agency of the United States Federal government. ¹

10. Noun. Water in frozen (solid) form. ¹

11. Noun. (context: uncountable physics astronomy) Any frozen volatile chemical, such as ammonia or carbon dioxide. ¹

12. Noun. A frozen dessert made of fruit juice, water and sugar. ¹

13. Noun. Any substance having the appearance of ice. ¹

14. Noun. (uncountable slang) One or more diamonds. ¹

15. Noun. (context: uncountable slang drugs) Crystal form of methamphetamine. ¹

16. Noun. (context: uncountable ice hockey) The area where a game of ice hockey is played. ¹

17. Verb. To cool with ice, as a beverage. ¹

18. Verb. To become ice, to freeze. ¹

19. Verb. (slang) : To murder. ¹

20. Verb. To cover with icing (frosting made of sugar and milk or white of egg); to frost; as cakes, tarts, etc. ¹

21. Verb. (ice hockey) To put out a team for a match. ¹

22. Verb. (ice hockey) To shoot the puck the length of the playing surface, causing a stoppage in play called icing. ¹

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Definition of Ice

1. to cover with ice (frozen water) [v ICED, ICING, ICES]

Medical Definition of Ice

1. 1. Water or other fluid frozen or reduced to the solid state by cold; frozen water. It is a white or transparent colourless substance, crystalline, brittle, and viscoidal. Its specific gravity (0.92, that of water at 4 deg C. Being 1.0) being less than that of water, ice floats. Water freezes at 32 deg F. Or 0 deg Cent, and ice melts at the same temperature. Ice owes its cooling properties to the large amount of heat required to melt it. 2. Concreted sugar. 3. Water, cream, custard, etc, sweetened, flavored, and artificially frozen. 4. Any substance having the appearance of ice; as, camphor ice. Anchor ice, ice which sometimes forms about stones and other objects at the bottom of running or other water, and is thus attached or anchored to the ground. Bay ice, ice formed in bays, fiords, etc, often in extensive fields which drift out to sea. Ground ice, anchor ice. Ice age, a variety of feldspar, the crystals of which are very clear like ice; rhyacolite. Ice tongs, large iron nippers for handling ice. Ice water. Water cooled by ice. Water formed by the melting of ice. Ice yacht. See Ice boat (above). To break the ice. See Break. Water ice, a confection consisting of water sweetened, flavored, and frozen. Origin: OE. Is, IIs, AS. Is; aksin to D. Ijs, G. Eis, OHG. Is, Icel. Iss, Sw. Is, Dan. Iis, and perh. To E. Iron. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Ice

ibolium privet
ibota privet
ibotenic acid
ibritumomab tiuxetan
ice (current term)
ice-cream bean
ice-cream cake
ice-cream cone
ice-cream float
ice-cream soda
ice-cream sundae

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