Definition of Ice in English :

Define Ice in English

Ice meaning in English

Meaning of Ice in English

Pronunciation of Ice in English

Ice pronunciation in English

Pronounce Ice in English


see synonyms of ice


1. ice, water ice

water frozen in the solid state

Example Sentences:
'Americans like ice in their drinks'

2. ice

the frozen part of a body of water

3. ice, sparkler


Example Sentences:
'look at the ice on that dame!'

4. frosting, ice, icing

a flavored sugar topping used to coat and decorate cakes

5. frappe, ice

a frozen dessert with fruit flavoring (especially one containing no milk)

6. chalk, chicken feed, crank, deoxyephedrine, glass, ice, meth, methamphetamine, methamphetamine hydrochloride, methedrine, shabu, trash

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

7. ice, internal-combustion engine

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

8. ice, ice rink, ice-skating rink

a rink with a floor of ice for ice hockey or ice skating

Example Sentences:
'the crowd applauded when she skated out onto the ice'


9. frost, ice

decorate with frosting

Example Sentences:
'frost a cake'

10. ice

cause to become ice or icy

Example Sentences:
'an iced summer drink'

11. ice

put ice on or put on ice

Example Sentences:
'Ice your sprained limbs'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of ice
water in the solid state, formed by freezing liquid water
▶ Related adjective: glacial
a portion of ice cream
3. slang
a diamond or diamonds
the field of play in ice hockey
5. slang
a concentrated and highly potent form of methamphetamine with dangerous side effects
6.  break the ice
7.  cut no ice
8.  on ice
9.  on thin ice
10.  the Ice
11. (often foll by up, over, etc)
to form or cause to form ice; freeze
12. (transitive)
to mix with ice or chill (a drink, etc)
13. (transitive)
to cover (a cake, etc) with icing
14. (transitive) US slang
to kill
15. mainly Canadian (in ice hockey)
to shoot the puck from one end of the rink to the other
to select which players will play in a game
abbreviation for (in Britain)
in case of emergency: used as an entry in a person’s mobile phone and intended to be the first number contacted by emergency services if that person is involved in an accident
Institution of Civil Engineers
abbreviation for

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see synonyms of ice
the glassy, brittle, crystalline form of water made solid by cold; frozen water
a piece, layer, or sheet of this
anything like frozen water in appearance, structure, etc.
coldness in manner or attitude
a frozen dessert, usually made of water, fruit juice, egg white, and sugar
b.  British
ice cream
6.  Slang
a diamond or diamonds
7.  US, Slang
the illegal profit made in ticket scalping, as through extra payment by ticket brokers to theater management
any money paid in bribes or graft
verb transitiveWord forms: iced or ˈicing
to change into ice; freeze
to cover with ice; apply ice to
to cool by putting ice on, in, or around
to cover (cake, etc.) with icing
12.  US, Slang
to kill
13.  Ice Hockey
to shoot (the puck) from defensive to offensive territory
verb intransitive
to freeze
often with up or over

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.


see synonyms of ice
1. Iceland
2. Icelandic
1. in case of emergency
2. internal-combustion engine
1. Water frozen solid.
2. A surface, layer, or mass of frozen water.
3. Something resembling frozen water: ammonia ice.
4. A frozen dessert consisting of water, sugar, and a liquid flavoring, often fruit juice.
5. Cake frosting; icing.
6. Slang Diamonds.
7. Sports The playing field in ice hockey; the rink.
8. Extreme unfriendliness or reserve.
9. Slang A payment over the listed price of a ticket for a public event.
10. Slang Methamphetamine.
v. iced, ic·ing, ic·es
1. To coat or slick with solidly frozen water.
2. To cause to become ice; freeze.
3. To chill by setting in or as if in ice.
4. To cover or decorate (a cake, for example) with a sugar coating.
5. Slang To ensure of victory, as in a game; clinch.
6. Sports To shoot (the puck) from one's defensive half of an ice hockey rink across the opponent's goal line outside of the goal.
7. Slang To kill; murder.
To turn into or become coated with ice; freeze: The pond iced over.

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