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pack ice

noun

Simple Definition of pack ice

  • : a very large sheet of ice floating in the sea that is made from smaller pieces that have frozen together

Full Definition of pack ice

  1. :  sea ice formed into a mass by the crushing together of pans, floes, and brash

1850

First Known Use of pack ice

1850


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