ice /ˈaɪs/ 名詞
1. Water or other fluid frozen or reduced to the solid state by cold; frozen water. It is a white or transparent colorless substance, crystalline, brittle, and viscoidal. Its specific gravity (0.92, that of water at 4° C. being 1.0) being less than that of water, ice floats.
Note: ☞ Water freezes at 32° F. or 0° Cent., and ice melts at the same temperature. Ice owes its cooling properties to the large amount of heat required to melt it.
2. Concreted sugar.
3. Water, cream, custard, etc., sweetened, flavored, and artificially frozen.
4. Any substance having the appearance of ice; as, camphor ice.
Anchor ice, ice which sometimes forms about stones and other objects at the bottom of running or other water, and is thus attached or anchored to the ground.
Bay ice, ice formed in bays, fiords, etc., often in extensive fields which drift out to sea.
Ground ice, anchor ice.
Ice age Geol., the glacial epoch or period. See under Glacial.
Ice anchor Naut., a grapnel for mooring a vessel to a field of ice. --Kane.
Ice boat. (a) A boat fitted with skates or runners, and propelled on ice by sails; an ice yacht. (b) A strong steamboat for breaking a channel through ice.
Ice box or Ice chest, a box for holding ice; a box in which things are kept cool by means of ice; a refrigerator.
Ice brook, a brook or stream as cold as ice. [Poetic] --Shak.
Ice field, an extensive sheet of ice.
Ice float, Ice floe, a sheet of floating ice similar to an ice field, but smaller.
Ice foot, shore ice in Arctic regions; an ice belt. --Kane.
Ice house, a close-covered pit or building for storing ice.
Ice machine Physics, a machine for making ice artificially, as by the production of a low temperature through the sudden expansion of a gas or vapor, or the rapid evaporation of a volatile liquid.
Ice master. See Ice pilot (below).
Ice pack, an irregular mass of broken and drifting ice.
Ice paper, a transparent film of gelatin for copying or reproducing; papier glacé.
Ice petrel Zool., a shearwater (Puffinus gelidus) of the Antarctic seas, abundant among floating ice.
Ice pick, a sharp instrument for breaking ice into small pieces.
Ice pilot, a pilot who has charge of a vessel where the course is obstructed by ice, as in polar seas; -- called also ice master.
Ice pitcher, a pitcher adapted for ice water.
Ice plow, a large tool for grooving and cutting ice.
Ice sludge, bay ice broken small by the wind or waves; sludge.
Ice spar Min., a variety of feldspar, the crystals of which are very clear like ice; rhyacolite.
Ice tongs, large iron nippers for handling ice.
Ice water. (a) Water cooled by ice. (b) Water formed by the melting of ice.
Ice yacht. See Ice boat (above).
To break the ice. See under Break.
Water ice, a confection consisting of water sweetened, flavored (usually with a fruit syrup), and frozen.
ice v. t. [imp. & p. p. iced p. pr. & vb. n. icing ]
1. To cover with ice; to convert into ice, or into something resembling ice.
2. To cover with icing, or frosting made of sugar and milk or white of egg; to frost, as cakes, tarts, etc.; as, iced cupcakes with a pink icing look delicious.
3. To chill or cool, as with ice; to freeze.
n 1: water frozen in the solid state; "Americans like ice in
their drinks" [syn: water ice]
2: the frozen part of a body of water
3: diamonds; "look at the ice on that dame!" [syn: sparkler]
4: a flavored sugar topping used to coat and decorate cakes
[syn: frosting, icing]
5: a frozen dessert with fruit flavoring (especially one
containing no milk) [syn: frappe]
6: amphetamine used in the form of a crystalline hydrochloride;
used as a stimulant to the nervous system and as an
appetite suppressant [syn: methamphetamine, methamphetamine
hydrochloride, Methedrine, meth, deoxyephedrine, chalk,
chicken feed, crank, glass, shabu, trash]
7: a heat engine in which combustion occurs inside the engine
rather than in a separate furnace; heat expands a gas that
either moves a piston or turns a gas turbine [syn: internal-combustion
8: a rink with a floor of ice for ice hockey or ice skating;
"the crowd applauded when she skated out onto the ice"
[syn: ice rink, ice-skating rink]
v 1: decorate with frosting; "frost a cake" [syn: frost]
2: put ice on or put on ice; "Ice your sprained limbs"
frequently mentioned (Job 6:16; 38:29; Ps. 147:17, etc.). (See CRYSTAL.)