ice water


: chilled or iced water especially served as a beverage

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web For proper storage, cool the beef stew quickly after cooking by placing the pot in a sink filled with ice water. Bhg Test Kitchen, Better Homes & Gardens, 3 Mar. 2023 Posting an image of himself, fists clenched while submerged in a bath filled to the brim with ice water, the singer nodded to his post-show recovery routine. Hannah Coates, Vogue, 27 July 2022 The archers also wrapped towels soaked with ice water on the back of their necks to stay cool. al, 13 July 2022 If so, the player should be placed upright in a tub filled with ice water. Steve Gardner, USA TODAY, 12 July 2022 Therefore, using behavioral or sensory strategies is a better idea when above the thinking threshold, like splashing your face with ice water, taking a walk, or getting a hug. Mark Travers, Forbes, 3 July 2022 Fill a bowl with ice water and set it next to the burner. Sally Pasley Vargas,, 14 June 2022 As head coach Paul Patterson was being interviewed, Yellow Jackets players attempted to shower him with ice water from a cooler. Jason Frakes, The Courier-Journal, 29 May 2022 Fill a large bowl with ice water and set it near your stove. Christian Reynoso, San Francisco Chronicle, 27 May 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1669, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of ice water was in 1669

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Cite this Entry

“Ice water.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Mar. 2023.

Kids Definition

ice water

: chilled or iced water especially for drinking
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