anchor ice

noun

Definition of anchor ice

: ice formed below the surface of a body of water (as a stream or lake) and attached to the bottom or to submerged objects

called also ground ice

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First Known Use of anchor ice

1815, in the meaning defined above

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“Anchor ice.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anchor%20ice. Accessed 1 Oct. 2020.

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