Definition of ice
- ammonia ice in the rings of Saturn
The steps were coated with ice.
Ice formed on the car's windows.
The ice melted quickly in the hot sun.
She skated out onto the ice.
He almost fell through a hole in the ice.
Fill the glass with ice.
He gave her some ice for her birthday.
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First Known Use: before 12th centurySee Words from the same year
Ice the glasses before you fill them.
with that win, the team has pretty much iced a spot in the play-offs
: frozen water
: a sheet of frozen water
: cubes or pieces of ice
: to make (something) cold with ice
: to cover (something, such as a cake) with icing
: to make winning or getting (something) certain
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