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iceberg

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noun ice·berg \ˈīs-ˌbərg\

Simple Definition of iceberg

  • : a very large piece of ice floating in the ocean

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of iceberg

  1. 1 :  a large floating mass of ice detached from a glacier

  2. 2 :  an emotionally cold person

  3. 3 :  iceberg lettuce

Examples of iceberg in a sentence

  1. <a brilliant doctor, no doubt, but both patients and staff complain that he is an iceberg>



Origin and Etymology of iceberg

probably part translation of Dan or Norwegian isberg, from is ice + berg mountain


First Known Use: 1820



ICEBERG Defined for Kids

iceberg

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noun ice·berg \ˈīs-ˌbərg\

Definition of iceberg for Students

  1. :  a large mass of ice that has broken away from a glacier and is floating in the ocean





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