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{adj: based} having a base
"firmly based ice"



{adj: burdened, heavy-laden, loaded down} bearing a physically heavy weight or load
"tree limbs burdened with ice"
"a heavy-laden cart"
"loaded down with packages"

{adj: clogged} loaded with something that hinders motion
"The wings of birds were clogged with ice and snow"-Dryden

{adj: cold} used of physical coldness; having a low or inadequate temperature or feeling a sensation of coldness or having been made cold by e.g. ice or refrigeration
"a cold climate"
"a cold room"
"dinner has gotten cold"
"cold fingers"
"if you are cold, turn up the heat"
"a cold beer"
<-> hot

{adj: deceitful, fallacious, fraudulent} intended to deceive
"deceitful advertising"
"fallacious testimony"
"smooth, shining, and deceitful as thin ice" - S.T.Coleridge
"a fraudulent scheme to escape paying taxes"

{adj: eroded, scoured} worn away as by water or ice or wind

{adj: frozen} turned into ice; affected by freezing or by long and severe cold
"the frozen North"
"frozen pipes"
"children skating on a frozen brook"
<-> unfrozen

{adj: glaciated} covered with ice (as by a glacier) or affected by glacial action

{adj: ice-clogged} obstructed by ice
"ice-clogged rivers"

{adj: ice-cold} as cold as ice

{adj: ice-free} free of ice and open to travel
"an ice-free channel in the river"

{adj: icebound} locked in by ice
"icebound harbors"

{adj: icy} covered with or containing or consisting of ice
"icy northern waters"

{adj: icy} shiny and slick as with a thin coating of ice
"roads and trees glazed with an icy film"

{adj: inadvisable, unadvisable} not prudent or wise; not recommended
"running on the ice is inadvisable"
<-> advisable

{adj: patched, spotty, spotted, black-and-white} having spots or patches (small areas of contrasting color or texture)
"a field patched with ice and snow"
"the wall had a spotty speckled effect"
"a black-and-white spotted cow"

{adj: receding, retiring} moving toward a position farther from the front
"the receding glaciers of the last ice age"
"retiring fogs revealed the rocky coastline"

{adj: refrigerant, refrigerating} causing cooling or freezing
"a refrigerant substance such as ice or solid carbon dioxide"

{adj: slick} made slick by e.g. ice or grease
"sidewalks slick with ice"
"roads are slickest when rain has just started and hasn't had time to wash away the oil"

{adj: slipping, slithering} moving as on a slippery surface
"his slipping and slithering progress over the ice"

{adj: snow-blind, snow-blinded} temporarily blinded by exposure to light reflected from snow or ice

{adj: solid} of definite shape and volume; firm; neither liquid nor gaseous
"ice is water in the solid state"
<-> liquid, gaseous

{adj: thawed} no longer frozen solid
"the thawed ice was treacherous"

{adj: unshadowed} not darkened or obscured by shadow
"on the rough sea ice you may on an unshadowed day...fall over a chunk of ice that is kneehigh"- Vilhjalmur Stefansson

{adj: vanilla} flavored with vanilla extract
"he liked vanilla ice cream"

{adv: a la mode} with ice cream on top or on the side
"we served the apple pie a la mode"

{adv: paradoxically} in a paradoxical manner
"paradoxically, ice ages seem to occur when the sun gets hotter"

{n: Agassiz, Louis Agassiz, Jean Louis Rodolphe Agassiz} United States naturalist (born in Switzerland) who studied fossil fish; recognized geological evidence that ice ages had occurred in North America (1807-1873)

{n: Antarctica, Antarctic continent} an extremely cold continent at the south pole almost entirely below the Antarctic Circle; covered by an ice cap up to 13,000 feet deep
"Antarctica is twice the size of Australia"

{n: Arctic Ocean} ice covered waters surrounding the North Pole; mostly covered with solid ice or with ice floes and icebergs

{n: Belgian waffle} thick sweet waffle often eaten with ice cream or fruit sauce

{n: Christmas cake} a rich fruitcake (usually covered with icing and marzipan) and eaten at Christmas

{n: Dom Pedro} South African mixed drink made by mixing ice cream with whisky

{n: Gretzky, Wayne Gretzky} high-scoring Canadian ice-hockey player (born in 1961)

{n: Neapolitan ice cream} a block of ice cream with 3 or 4 layers of different colors and flavors

{n: Neptune} a giant planet with a ring of ice particles; the 8th planet from the sun is the most remote of the gas giants
"the existence of Neptune was predicted from perturbations in the orbit of Uranus and it was then identified in 1846"

{n: Paleolithic Age, Paleolithic, Palaeolithic} second part of the Stone Age beginning about 750,00 to 500,000 years BC and lasting until the end of the last ice age about 8,500 years BC

{n: Piedmont glacier, Piedmont type of glacier} a type of glaciation characteristic of Alaska; large valley glaciers meet to form an almost stagnant sheet of ice

{n: Saturn} a giant planet that is surrounded by three planar concentric rings of ice particles; the 6th planet from the sun

{n: Sedna} a planetoid of rock and ice about three-quarters the size of Pluto discovered in 2003; the most distant object known to orbit around the sun

{n: Uranus} a giant planet with a ring of ice particles; the 7th planet from the sun has a blue-green color and many satellites
"Uranus was discovered by William Herschel in 1781"

{n: Zamboni} the trademark for a machine that smooths the ice in an ice-skating rink

{n: avalanche} a slide of large masses of snow and ice and mud down a mountain

{n: baked Alaska} cake covered with ice cream and meringue browned quickly in an oven

{n: banana split} a banana split lengthwise and topped with scoops of ice cream and sauces and nuts and whipped cream

{n: black ice} a thin coating of ice (as from freezing mist) on a road or sidewalk; nearly invisible but very hazardous

{n: blade} the part of the skate that slides on the ice

{n: boards} the boarding that surrounds an ice hockey rink

{n: cage} the net that is the goal in ice hockey

{n: calcium chloride} a deliquescent salt; used in de-icing and as a drying agent

{n: camphor ice} a cerate made of camphor and wax and spermaceti and castor oil

{n: center} (ice hockey) the person who plays center on a hockey team

{n: check} obstructing an opponent in ice hockey

{n: choc-ice} colloquial British abbreviation for chocolate ice cream

{n: chocolate ice cream} ice cream flavored with chocolate

{n: cirrus, cirrus cloud} a wispy white cloud (usually of fine ice crystals) at a high altitude (4 to 8 miles)

{n: cloud} a visible mass of water or ice particles suspended at a considerable altitude

{n: cobbler} tall sweetened iced drink of wine or liquor with fruit

{n: cocoa powder} the powdery remains of chocolate liquor after cocoa butter is removed; used in baking and in low fat and low calorie recipes and as a flavoring for ice cream

{n: coffee ring} ring-shaped coffeecake with fruits or nuts and often iced

{n: collins, Tom Collins} tall iced drink of liquor (usually gin) with fruit juice

{n: continental glacier} a glacier that spreads out from a central mass of ice

{n: cooler, ice chest} a refrigerator for cooling liquids

{n: cooler} an iced drink especially white wine and fruit juice

{n: crack, cracking, snap} a sudden sharp noise
"the crack of a whip"
"he heard the cracking of the ice"
"he can hear the snap of a twig"

{n: crampon, crampoon, climbing iron, climber} an iron spike attached to the shoe to prevent slipping on ice when walking or climbing

{n: curling} a game played on ice in which heavy stones with handles are slid toward a target

{n: debacle} flooding caused by a tumultuous breakup of ice in a river during the spring or summer

{n: defroster, deicer} heater that removes ice or frost (as from a windshield or a refrigerator or the wings of an airplane)

{n: drift ice} masses of ice floating in the open sea

{n: dry ice} solidified carbon dioxide; dry ice sublimates at -78.5 C and is used mainly as a refrigerant

{n: esker} (geology) a long winding ridge of post glacial gravel and other sediment; deposited by meltwater from glaciers or ice sheets

{n: face-off} (ice hockey) the method of starting play; a referee drops the puck between two opposing players

{n: field hockey, hockey} a game resembling ice hockey that is played on an open field; two opposing teams use curved sticks try to drive a ball into the opponents' net

{n: figure eight} a skating figure that carves an 8 in the ice

{n: figure skate} an ice skate worn for figure skating; has a slightly curved blade and a row of jagged points at the front of the blade

{n: figure skating} ice skating where the skates trace outlines of selected figures

{n: frappe} liqueur poured over shaved ice

{n: frappe} thick milkshake containing ice cream

{n: freeze-drying, lyophilization, lyophilisation} a method of drying food or blood plasma or pharmaceuticals or tissue without destroying their physical structure; material is frozen and then warmed in a vacuum so that the ice sublimes

{n: freezing mixture} a mixture of substances (usually salt and ice) to obtain a temperature below the freezing point of water

{n: frost, hoar, hoarfrost, rime} ice crystals forming a white deposit (especially on objects outside)

{n: frost, icing} the formation of frost or ice on a surface

{n: frosting, icing, ice} a flavored sugar topping used to coat and decorate cakes

{n: frostweed, frost-weed, frostwort, Helianthemum canadense, Crocanthemum canadensei} perennial of the eastern United States having early solitary yellow flowers followed by late petalless flowers; so-called because ice crystals form on it during first frosts

{n: frozen custard, soft ice cream} dessert resembling ice cream but with a boiled custard base

{n: game misconduct} (ice hockey) a penalty that suspends a player for the remainder of a game (but allows the team to send in a substitute for the suspended player)

{n: glaciation} the condition of being covered with glaciers or masses of ice; the result of glacial action
"Agassiz recognized marks of glaciation all over northern Europe"

{n: glaciation} the process of covering the earth with glaciers or masses of ice

{n: glacier} a slowly moving mass of ice

{n: goalkeeper, goalie, goaltender, netkeeper} the defensive position on an ice hockey or soccer or lacrosse team who stands in front of the goal and tries to prevent opposing players from scoring

{n: grinding, abrasion, attrition, detrition} the wearing down of rock particles by friction due to water or wind or ice

{n: growler} a small iceberg or ice floe just large enough to be hazardous for shipping

{n: hailstone} small pellet of ice that falls during a hailstorm

{n: hail} precipitation of ice pellets when there are strong rising air currents

{n: hat trick} (sports) three consecutive scores by one player or three scores in one game (as in cricket or ice hockey etc.)

{n: hockey player, ice-hockey player} an athlete who plays hockey

{n: hockey skate} an ice skate worn for playing hockey; has a short blade and a strong boot to protect the feet and ankles

{n: hockey team} a team that plays ice hockey

{n: ice age, glacial period, glacial epoch} any period of time during which glaciers covered a large part of the earth's surface
"the most recent ice age was during the Pleistocene"

{n: ice ax, ice axe, piolet} an ax used by mountain climbers for cutting footholds in ice

{n: ice bear, polar bear, Ursus Maritimus, Thalarctos maritimus} white bear of arctic regions

{n: ice cream, icecream} frozen dessert containing cream and sugar and flavoring

{n: ice crystal, snow mist, diamond dust, poudrin, ice needle, frost snow, frost mist} small crystals of ice

{n: ice cube} a small cube of artificial ice; used for cooling drinks

{n: ice field} a large flat mass of ice (larger than an ice floe) floating at sea

{n: ice floe, floe} a flat mass of ice (smaller than an ice field) floating at sea

{n: ice fog, pogonip} a dense winter fog containing ice particles

{n: ice hockey rink, ice-hockey rink} an ice rink for playing ice hockey

{n: ice hockey, hockey, hockey game} a game played on an ice rink by two opposing teams of six skaters each who try to knock a flat round puck into the opponents' goal with angled sticks

{n: ice lolly, lolly, lollipop, popsicle} ice cream or water ice on a small wooden stick
"in England a popsicle is called an ice lolly"

{n: ice machine} an electric refrigerator to supply ice cubes

{n: ice maker} an appliance included in some electric refrigerators for making ice cubes

{n: ice mass} a large mass of ice

{n: ice milk} similar to ice cream but made of milk

{n: ice pack, ice bag} a waterproof bag filled with ice: applied to the body (especially the head) to cool or reduce swelling

{n: ice plant, icicle plant, Mesembryanthemum crystallinum} Old World annual widely naturalized in warm regions having white flowers and fleshy foliage covered with hairs that resemble ice

{n: ice rink, ice-skating rink, ice} a rink with a floor of ice for ice hockey or ice skating
"the crowd applauded when she skated out onto the ice"

{n: ice show} any entertainment performed by ice skaters

{n: ice skate} skate consisting of a boot with a steel blade fitted to the sole

{n: ice skating} skating on ice

{n: ice storm, silver storm} a storm with freezing rain that leaves everything glazed with ice

{n: ice tea, iced tea} strong tea served over ice

{n: ice tongs} tongs for lifting blocks of ice

{n: ice wagon, ice-wagon} (formerly) a horse-drawn wagon that delivered ice door to door

{n: ice water} water served ice-cold or with ice

{n: ice, frappe} a frozen dessert with fruit flavoring (especially one containing no milk)

{n: ice, sparkler} diamonds
"look at the ice on that dame!"

{n: ice, water ice} water frozen in the solid state
"Americans like ice in their drinks"

{n: ice-cream bean, Inga edulis} ornamental evergreen tree with masses of white flowers; tropical and subtropical America

{n: ice-cream cake, icebox cake} ice cream molded to look like a cake

{n: ice-cream cone} ice cream in a crisp conical wafer

{n: ice-cream soda, ice-cream float, float} a drink with ice cream floating in it

{n: ice-cream sundae, sundae} ice cream served with a topping

{n: ice-skater} someone who engages in ice skating

{n: iceberg, berg} a large mass of ice floating at sea; usually broken off of a polar glacier

{n: iceboat, ice yacht, scooter} a sailing vessel with runners and a cross-shaped frame; suitable for traveling over ice

{n: icebreaker, iceboat} a ship with a reinforced bow to break up ice and keep channels open for navigation

{n: icecap, ice cap} a mass of ice and snow that permanently covers a large area of land (e.g., the polar regions or a mountain peak)

{n: iced coffee, ice coffee} strong sweetened coffee served over ice with cream

{n: iced-tea spoon} a teaspoon with a long handle

{n: icehouse} a house for storing ice

{n: iceman} someone who cuts and delivers ice

{n: icepick, ice pick} pick consisting of a steel rod with a sharp point; used for breaking up blocks of ice

{n: icetray} a tray for making cubes of ice in a refrigerator

{n: ice} the frozen part of a body of water

{n: icicle} a pendent spear of ice formed by the freezing of dripping water

{n: icing sugar} finely powdered sugar used to make icing

{n: icing, icing the puck} (ice hockey) the act of shooting the puck from within your own defensive area the length of the rink beyond the opponent's goal

{n: internal-combustion engine, ICE} 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

{n: jimmies, sprinkles} bits of sweet chocolate used as a topping on e.g. ice cream

{n: julep, mint julep} bourbon and sugar and mint over crushed ice

{n: kettle hole, kettle} (geology) a hollow (typically filled by a lake) that results from the melting of a mass of ice trapped in glacial deposits

{n: mass} a body of matter without definite shape
"a huge ice mass"

{n: meltwater} melted snow or ice

{n: methamphetamine, methamphetamine hydrochloride, Methedrine, meth, deoxyephedrine, chalk, chicken feed, crank, glass, ice, shabu, trash} an amphetamine derivative (trade name Methedrine) used in the form of a crystalline hydrochloride; used as a stimulant to the nervous system and as an appetite suppressant

{n: milk bar} snack bar that sells milk drinks and light refreshments (such as ice cream)

{n: milkshake, milk shake, shake} frothy drink of milk and flavoring and sometimes fruit or ice cream

{n: navigation} ship traffic
"the channel will be open to navigation as soon as the ice melts"

{n: neve} the upper part of a glacier (beyond the limit of perpetual snow) where the snow turns to ice

{n: nucleus} (astronomy) the center of the head of a comet; consists of small solid particles of ice and frozen gas that vaporizes on approaching the sun to form the coma and tail

{n: offside} (sport) the mistake of occupying an illegal position on the playing field (in football, soccer, ice hockey, field hockey, etc.)

{n: pack ice, Ice pack} a large expanse of floating ice

{n: parfait} layers of ice cream and syrup and whipped cream

{n: parhelion, mock sun, sundog} a bright spot on the parhelic circle; caused by diffraction by ice crystals
"two or more parhelia are usually seen at once"

{n: peach ice cream} ice cream flavored with fresh peaches

{n: peach melba} ice cream and peaches with a liqueur

{n: penalty box} (ice hockey) an enclosed bench to the side of an ice-hockey rink for players who are serving time penalties

{n: pink lady} a cocktail made of gin and brandy with lemon juice and grenadine shaken with an egg white and ice

{n: piton} a metal spike with a hole for a rope; mountaineers drive it into ice or rock to use as a hold

{n: plainness} the state of being unmixed with other material
"the plainness of vanilla ice cream"

{n: polynya} a stretch of open water surrounded by ice (especially in Arctic seas)

{n: power outage, power failure} equipment failure resulting when the supply of power fails
"the ice storm caused a power outage"

{n: power play} (ice hockey) a play in which one team has a numerical advantage over the other as a result of penalties
"the team was unable to capitalize on the power play"

{n: precaution, safeguard, guard} a precautionary measure warding off impending danger or damage or injury etc.
"he put an ice pack on the injury as a precaution"
"an insurance policy is a good safeguard"
"we let our guard down"

{n: puck, hockey puck} a vulcanized rubber disk 3 inches in diameter that is used instead of a ball in ice hockey

{n: punch} an iced mixed drink usually containing alcohol and prepared for multiple servings; normally served in a punch bowl

{n: red line} a line that is colored red and that bisects an ice hockey rink

{n: rink, skating rink} building that contains a surface for ice skating or roller skating

{n: rocker} an ice skate with a curved blade

{n: root beer float} an ice-cream soda made with ice cream floating in root beer

{n: scoop} a large ladle
"he used a scoop to serve the ice cream"

{n: sheet} any broad thin expanse or surface
"a sheet of ice"

{n: shelf ice, ice shelf} ice that is attached to land but projects out to sea

{n: shell} a rigid covering that envelops an object
"the satellite is covered with a smooth shell of ice"

{n: sherbert, sherbet, sorbet} an ice containing milk

{n: shinny, shinney} a simple version of hockey played by children on the streets (or on ice or on a field) using a ball or can as the puck

{n: slip, trip} an accidental misstep threatening (or causing) a fall
"he blamed his slip on the ice"
"the jolt caused many slips and a few spills"

{n: smoothie} a thick smooth drink consisting of fresh fruit pureed with ice cream or yoghurt or milk

{n: snow line} the line on a mountain above which there is perpetual snow and ice

{n: snow, snowfall} precipitation falling from clouds in the form of ice crystals

{n: snowball} ball of crushed ice with fruit syrup

{n: snowball} ball of ice cream covered with coconut and usually chocolate sauce

{n: snowblindness, snow-blindness} temporary blindness caused by exposure to sunlight reflected from snow or ice

{n: soda fountain} a counter where ice cream and sodas and sundaes are prepared and served

{n: solar halo, parhelic circle, parhelic ring} a luminous halo parallel to the horizon at the altitude of the sun; caused by ice crystals in the atmosphere

{n: speed skate, racing skate} an ice skate with a long blade; worn for racing

{n: speedskater, speed skater} an ice-skater who races competitively; usually around an oval course

{n: spill, tumble, fall} a sudden drop from an upright position
"he had a nasty spill on the ice"

{n: split} a dessert of sliced fruit and ice cream covered with whipped cream and cherries and nuts

{n: spot, speckle, dapple, patch, fleck, maculation} a small contrasting part of something
"a bald spot"
"a leopard's spots"
"a patch of clouds"
"patches of thin ice"
"a fleck of red"

{n: state of matter, state} (chemistry) the three traditional states of matter are solids (fixed shape and volume) and liquids (fixed volume and shaped by the container) and gases (filling the container)
"the solid state of water is called ice"

{n: strawberry ice cream} ice cream flavored with fresh strawberries

{n: sun tea} tea made by exposing tea leaves steeped in water to the direct rays of the sun; usually served with ice

{n: swizzle} any of various tall frothy mixed drinks made usually of rum and lime juice and sugar shaken with ice

{n: tea} a beverage made by steeping tea leaves in water
"iced tea is a cooling drink"

{n: thaw, thawing, warming} warm weather following a freeze; snow and ice melt
"they welcomed the spring thaw"

{n: tire chain, snow chain} chain attached to wheels to increase traction on ice or snow

{n: topology} topographic study of a given place (especially the history of place as indicated by its topography)
"Greenland's topology has been shaped by the glaciers of the ice age"

{n: tundra} a vast treeless plain in the arctic regions between the ice cap and the tree line

{n: tutti-frutti} ice cream containing chopped candied fruits

{n: vanilla ice cream} ice cream flavored with vanilla extract

{n: water ice} an ice containing no milk

{n: water, H2O} binary compound that occurs at room temperature as a clear colorless odorless tasteless liquid; freezes into ice below 0 degrees centigrade and boils above 100 degrees centigrade; widely used as a solvent

{n: whiskey on the rocks, whisky on the rocks} whiskey with ice

{n: wine bucket, wine cooler} a bucket of ice used to chill a bottle of wine

{v: become, turn} undergo a change or development
"The water turned into ice"
"Her former friend became her worst enemy"
"He turned traitor"

{v: calve, break up} release ice
"The icebergs and glaciers calve"

{v: carve} form by carving
"Carve a flower from the ice"

{v: check} block or impede (a player from the opposing team) in ice hockey

{v: collapse, burst} cause to burst
"The ice broke the pipe"

{v: collapse, fall in, cave in, give, give way, break, founder} break down, literally or metaphorically
"The wall collapsed"
"The business collapsed"
"The dam broke"
"The roof collapsed"
"The wall gave in"
"The roof finally gave under the weight of the ice"

{v: defrost, deice, de-ice} make or become free of frost or ice
"Defrost the car window"

{v: dissolve, thaw, unfreeze, unthaw, dethaw, melt} become or cause to become soft or liquid
"The sun melted the ice"
"the ice thawed"
"the ice cream melted"
"The heat melted the wax"
"The giant iceberg dissolved over the years during the global warming phase"
"dethaw the meat"

{v: drown out} make imperceptible
"The noise from the ice machine drowned out the music"

{v: freeze} change to ice
"The water in the bowl froze"
<-> boil

{v: frost, ice} decorate with frosting
"frost a cake"

{v: frost} cover with frost
"ice crystals frosted the glass"

{v: get} overcome or destroy
"The ice storm got my hibiscus"
"the cat got the goldfish"

{v: glaciate} cover with ice or snow or a glacier
"the entire area was glaciated"

{v: hail} precipitate as small ice particles
"It hailed for an hour"

{v: ice skate} move along on ice skates

{v: ice up, frost over, ice over} become covered with a layer of ice ; of a surface such as a window
"When the wings iced up, the pilot was forced to land his plane"

{v: ice} put ice on or put on ice
"Ice your sprained limbs"

{v: pack} treat the body or any part of it by wrapping it, as with blankets or sheets, and applying compresses to it, or stuffing it to provide cover, containment, or therapy, or to absorb blood
"The nurse packed gauze in the wound"
"You had better pack your swollen ankle with ice"

{v: pick, break up} attack with or as if with a pickaxe of ice or rocky ground, for example
"Pick open the ice"

{v: resist, stand, fend} withstand the force of something
"The trees resisted her"
"stand the test of time"
"The mountain climbers had to fend against the ice and snow"

{v: sculpt, sculpture} create by shaping stone or wood or any other hard material
"sculpt a swan out of a block of ice"


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