From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Ice \Ice\ ([imac]s), n. [OE. is, iis, AS. [imac]s; aksin to D.
   ijs, G. eis, OHG. [imac]s, Icel. [imac]ss, Sw. is, Dan. iis,
   and perh. to E. iron.]
   1. 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[deg] C.
      being 1.0) being less than that of water, ice floats.
      [1913 Webster]

   Note: 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
         [1913 Webster]

   2. Concreted sugar. --Johnson.
      [1913 Webster]

   3. Water, cream, custard, etc., sweetened, flavored, and
      artificially frozen.
      [1913 Webster]

   4. Any substance having the appearance of ice; as, camphor
      [1913 Webster]

   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 (Geol.), the glacial epoch or period. See under

   Ice anchor (Naut.), a grapnel for mooring a vessel to a
      field of ice. --Kane.

   Ice blink [Dan. iisblink], a streak of whiteness of the
      horizon, caused by the reflection of light from ice not
      yet in sight.

   Ice boat.
      (a) A boat fitted with skates or runners, and propelled on
          ice by sails; an ice yacht.
      (b) A strong steamboat for breaking a channel through ice.

   Ice box or Ice chest, a box for holding ice; a box in
      which things are kept cool by means of ice; a

   Ice brook, a brook or stream as cold as ice. [Poetic]

   Ice cream [for iced cream], cream, milk, or custard,
      sweetened, flavored, and frozen.

   Ice field, an extensive sheet of ice.

   Ice float, Ice floe, a sheet of floating ice similar to
      an ice field, but smaller.

   Ice foot, shore ice in Arctic regions; an ice belt. --Kane.

   Ice house, a close-covered pit or building for storing ice.

   Ice machine (Physics), a machine for making ice
      artificially, as by the production of a low temperature
      through the sudden expansion of a gas or vapor, or the
      rapid evaporation of a volatile liquid.

   Ice master. See Ice pilot (below).

   Ice pack, an irregular mass of broken and drifting ice.

   Ice paper, a transparent film of gelatin for copying or
      reproducing; papier glac['e].

   Ice petrel (Zool.), a shearwater (Puffinus gelidus) of
      the Antarctic seas, abundant among floating ice.

   Ice pick, a sharp instrument for breaking ice into small

   Ice pilot, a pilot who has charge of a vessel where the
      course is obstructed by ice, as in polar seas; -- called
      also ice master.

   Ice pitcher, a pitcher adapted for ice water.

   Ice plow, a large tool for grooving and cutting ice.
      [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

ice \ice\ ([imac]s), v. t. [imp. & p. p. iced ([imac]st); p.
   pr. & vb. n. icing ([imac]"s[i^]ng).]
   1. To cover with ice; to convert into ice, or into something
      resembling ice.
      [1913 Webster]

   2. To cover with icing, or frosting made of sugar and milk or
      white of egg; to frost, as cakes, tarts, etc.; as, iced
      cupcakes with a pink icing look delicious.
      [1913 Webster + PJC]

   3. To chill or cool, as with ice; to freeze.
      [1913 Webster]

   4. To kill. [slang]
Feedback Form