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ice

ice

 
pronunciation:
aIs
parts of speech:
noun, verb
phrases:
break the ice
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: water in a frozen, solid state.
 
definition 2: a body of frozen surface water on a lake, pond, sea or river.
definition 3: a dessert made of sweetened crushed ice.
phrase: break the ice
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: iced, ices, icing
definition 1: to make very cold, especially through contact with ice; chill.
He iced the bottles of soda for the party.
similar words:
chill
definition 2: to coat or decorate with icing.
She iced the cupcakes with chocolate.
similar words:
glaze
definition 3: to become coated with ice (often followed by "up" or "over").
The pond ices over in January.
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  • iced:
    served cold or with ice.
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