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 That little guy has ice water running through its wings. J.d. Crowe |, al, "Who has the courage to debate Doug Jones?," 9 Oct. 2020 Using a slotted spoon, quickly remove the broccoli florets and immediately plunge them in the ice water to stop the cooking process. Patricia S York, Southern Living, "How To Cook Broccoli," 18 Sep. 2020 Participants in the Wim Hof method, named after the Dutch athlete who started the practice, follow active, conscious breathing with immersion in ice water, reducing stress and inflammation in their bodies. Ana Connery, USA TODAY, "During the COVID-19 pandemic, some are trying breathwork classes to relieve anxiety," 13 Sep. 2020 Her husband and the owner of the home were trying to revive her by dumping buckets of ice water on her. Bob Sandrick, cleveland, "Robbery attempt fails at Shell station; men in stolen car crash through parking lot gate: Brook Park police blotter," 9 Oct. 2020 Continue pulsing and slowly add 1/4 to 1/2 cup ice water at a slow stream and process just until the dough comes together. Kristen Massad, Dallas News, "3 classic apple recipes to try this fall, from deep dish pie to quiche," 8 Oct. 2020 This massive, 76,000-square-foot roadside attraction started from humble beginnings, with just the promise of free ice water. Scott Bay, Travel + Leisure, "The Ultimate South Dakota Road Trip Itinerary: Where to Stop, What to Do, and More," 7 Sep. 2020 Place herbs, garlic and ¼ cup of ice water into a blender and puree., "Recipes for summer’s bounty: Mains," 16 Sep. 2020 Think of anything the patient might need — ice water, tea, fresh linens — to avoid extra trips, which would increase contact and waste protective equipment. Angie Leventis Lourgos,, "The first COVID-19 patients in Illinois faced stigma, bigotry. But experts say their contributions to science taught the US much about the virus.," 11 Sep. 2020

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First Known Use of ice water

1669, in the meaning defined above

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11 Nov 2020

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“Ice water.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Nov. 2020.

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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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