ice water


Definition of ice water

: chilled or iced water especially served as a beverage

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Or is the water shortage in hell limited to ice water? al, "Is there hope in hell for Alabama Democrats?," 24 Aug. 2019 Remove the bags from the bath and chill in an ice water bath for at least 1 hour. Dallas News, "Sous vide school: 3 top Dallas chefs teach us how to cook chicken, steak and even octopus," 20 Aug. 2019 There's the Jungle Pool, surrounded by greenery and equipped with pool attendants that provide everything from ice water to an hourly Evian water spritz (seriously). Danielle Tullo, House Beautiful, "This Santa Barbara Resort Is Filled With Spanish Colonial Architecture and Hollywood History," 23 July 2019 While the beans rest, soak the scallions in a medium bowl of ice water until crisp, about 5 minutes, then lift out and gently pat dry with paper towels. Los Angeles Times, "Matt Molina of Hippo in Highland Park makes perfect green beans," 11 Sep. 2019 Remove from the pot with a slotted spoon and transfer to a bowl filled with ice water to stop the cooking. Jessica Battilana,, "Repertoire: Indonesian gado-gado a gateway salad," 30 Aug. 2019 Women in flowing batik dresses and thin men in shorts and sandals snacked from a platter of fruit and a platter of brownies; volunteers dispensed ice water from the bar. Emily Witt, The New Yorker, "Marianne Williamson Wants Politics to Enter the New Age," 14 Aug. 2019 Drain the fava beans in a colander, then plunge them into a bowl of ice water to stop their cooking. Ben Mims,, "The Saturday Cook: Fava beans shine in a vegetarian spin on scampi," 8 June 2019 Transfer spinach to a bowl of ice water to stop the cooking and lock in its bright green color. Andy Baraghani, Bon Appetit, "Spinach-Yogurt Dip with Sizzled Mint," 19 Mar. 2018

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1669, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of ice water was in 1669

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English Language Learners Definition of ice water

US : water that has ice in it : very cold water

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