ice water


Definition of ice water

: chilled or iced water especially served as a beverage

Examples of ice water in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Have a medium bowl of ice water ready next to the stovetop. Janelle Bitker, San Francisco Chronicle, 5 Nov. 2021 To make the leaves pliable, boil them briefly and then drop them into a bowl of ice water to stop the cooking process., 2 Nov. 2021 Immediately transfer eggs to ice water to stop cooking. Kate Merker, Good Housekeeping, 25 Oct. 2021 Meanwhile, heat medium saucepan of water to a boil and fill medium bowl with ice water. Kate Merker, Good Housekeeping, 25 Oct. 2021 Zarmina, the wife of owner Ali, offered a glass of ice water., 17 Oct. 2021 To easily skin a peach, bring a pot of water to a boil and fill a bowl with ice water. Washington Post, 24 Aug. 2021 Sam filled plastic cups with ice water and arranged them on a yellow tray. Emma Cline, The New Yorker, 16 Aug. 2021 To peel whole peaches, fill a large bowl with ice water. Star Tribune, 28 July 2021

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First Known Use of ice water

1669, in the meaning defined above

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12 Nov 2021

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“Ice water.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Nov. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of ice water

: water that has ice in it : very cold water


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