ice floe

noun
Updated on: 6 Nov 2017

Definition of ice floe

: a usually large flat free mass of floating sea ice

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First Known Use of ice floe

1819


ICE FLOE Defined for English Language Learners

ice floe

noun

Definition of ice floe for English Language Learners

  • : a large, flat area of ice floating in the ocean


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