ice water


Definition of ice water 

: chilled or iced water especially served as a beverage

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With the mixer on the lowest speed, drizzle in ¼ cup (55 grams) of the ice water and beat until just incorporated. Michaela Bechler, Vogue, "Be Ambitious This Thanksgiving: 3 Bold Recipes From One of L.A.’s Most Talked About Restaurants," 2 Nov. 2018 Li Qinggong then poured buckets of ice water over her shivering body. Todd Pitman, Fox News, "6 Years Gone: Myanmar woman escapes brutal China captivity," 6 Sep. 2018 Transfer to a bowl of ice water and let cool completely. Eleanore Park, WSJ, "How to Win the Weekday Lunch Game," 30 Aug. 2018 Transfer to a bowl of ice water to cool, then drain and pat dry. Woman's Day Kitchen, Woman's Day, "Summer Bean, Corn, and Radish Salad," 25 July 2018 Remove the jalapeno rings from the ice water and place in a non-reactive bowl. Stephanie Wu, Town & Country, "The Fanciest Nachos You'll Ever Eat," 1 Feb. 2014 Once the 2 minutes has expired, remove the lobsters from the water and break in half putting the tails in a waiting bowl of ice water and returning the head end with the claws in-tact back to boil for an additional 4 minutes. House Beautiful, "Todd English's Surf & Turf Recipe at Kitchen of the Year," 20 July 2012 Simply soak a cotton bandanna or neck scarf in ice water, wring it out and tie loosely around your neck. Seattle Times Staff, The Seattle Times, "Frozen clothes, damp swimsuits — and a house hoser: How Seattle’s un-air-conditioned stay cool," 23 July 2018 Once the herbs wilt and turn bright green immediately submerge in ice water. House Beautiful, "Honey Cured Salmon with Sansho Peppercorns, Goat Cheese, and Basil," 12 May 2011

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First Known Use of ice water

1669, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of ice water

: water that has ice in it : very cold water

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