ice water in one's veins

Definition of ice water in one's veins

US, informal

  1. :  the ability to remain very calm and controlled in a situation in which other people would become upset or afraid I can't believe how calm she was the whole time. She must have ice water in her veins.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  frozen water

    :  a sheet or stretch of ice

    :  a substance resembling ice

  1. :  to coat with or convert into ice

    :  to chill with ice

    :  to supply with ice

waterplay
  1. :  the liquid that descends from the clouds as rain, forms streams, lakes, and seas, and is a major constituent of all living matter and that when pure is an odorless, tasteless, very slightly compressible liquid oxide of hydrogen H2O which appears bluish in thick layers, freezes at 0° C and boils at 100° C, has a maximum density at 4° C and a high specific heat, is feebly ionized to hydrogen and hydroxyl ions, and is a poor conductor of electricity and a good solvent

    :  a particular quantity or body of water: such as

    :  the water occupying or flowing in a particular bed

  1. :  to moisten, sprinkle, or soak with water

    :  to supply with water for drink

    :  to supply water to

veinplay veins
  1. :  blood vessel

    :  any of the tubular branching vessels that carry blood from the capillaries toward the heart

    :  any of the vascular bundles forming the framework of a leaf

  1. :  to pattern with or as if with veins


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