Definitions for: Ice

[n] a rink with a floor of ice for ice hockey or ice skating; "the crowd applauded when she skated out onto the ice"
[n] 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
[n] a frozen dessert with fruit flavoring (especially one containing no milk)
[n] a flavored sugar topping used to coat and decorate cakes
[n] the frozen part of a body of water
[n] (informal) diamonds; "look at the ice on that dame!"
[n] water frozen in the solid state; "Americans like ice in their drinks"
[v] put ice on or put on ice; "Ice your sprained limbs"
[v] decorate with frosting; "frost a cake"

Webster (1913) Definition: Ice ([imac]s), n. [OE. is, iis, AS. [=i]s; aksin to D.
ijs, G. eis, OHG. [=i]s, Icel. [=i]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.

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

2. Concreted sugar. --Johnson.

3. Water, cream, custard, etc., sweetened, flavored, and
artificially frozen.

4. Any substance having the appearance of ice; as, camphor

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

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 (Zo["o]l.), 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.

Ice sludge, bay ice broken small by the wind or waves;

Ice spar (Min.), a variety of feldspar, the crystals of
which are very clear like ice; rhyacolite.

Ice tongs, large iron nippers for handling ice.

Ice water.
(a) Water cooled by ice.
(b) Water formed by the melting of ice.

Ice yacht. See Ice boat (above).

To break the ice. See under Break.

Water ice, a confection consisting of water sweetened,
flavored, and frozen.

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.

2. To cover with icing, or frosting made of sugar and milk or
white of egg; to frost, as cakes, tarts, etc.

3. To chill or cool, as with ice; to freeze.

Synonyms: frappe, frost, frosting, ice rink, ice-skating rink, icing, internal-combustion engine, sparkler, water ice

See Also: automotive vehicle, black ice, block, chill, cool, cool down, cover, crystal, cylinder block, diamond, diesel, diesel engine, diesel motor, drift ice, engine block, force feed, force-feed lubricating system, four-stroke engine, four-stroke internal-combustion engine, frost, frozen dessert, gas engine, gasoline engine, glacier, H2O, hailstone, heat engine, hoar, hoarfrost, ice cube, ice hockey rink, Ice pack, ice shelf, icefall, ice-hockey rink, icicle, lubricating system, motor vehicle, motorboat, object, outboard, outboard motor, pack ice, physical object, poppet, poppet valve, powerboat, pressure feed, pressure-feed lubricating system, radial engine, reciprocating engine, rime, rink, rotary engine, self-starter, shelf ice, sherbert, sherbet, skating rink, sorbet, supercharger, topping, valve-in-head engine, water, water ice

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