ice


ice
1 /aIs/ noun
1 (U) water that has frozen into a solid state: Would you like some ice in your drink? | The wind blew the snow across the ice on the lake. | Her hands were as cold as ice.
2 keep/put something on ice to do nothing about a plan or suggestion for a period of time: Opposition to Irish home rule was put on ice for the duration of the war.
3 be (skating) on thin ice to be in a situation in which you are likely to upset someone or cause trouble: Don't question him too closely about where he got the money - you'd be on very thin ice.
4 (C)
a) a cold sweet food like ice cream, made with fruit juice instead of milk or cream; sorbet
b) old-fashioned especially BrE an ice cream
5 (U) AmE old-fashioned diamonds
—see also: icy, black ice, dry ice, break the ice break 1 (30), cut no ice cut 1 (35) 2 verb (T) especially BrE to cover a cake with icing (=a mixture made of liquid and powdery sugar) —compare frost 2 ice sth down phrasal verb (T) AmE to cover an injury in ice to stop it from swelling: Make sure you ice that ankle down as soon as you get inside. ice over/up also be iced over/up phrasal verb (I) to become covered with ice: The lake was iced over by morning. | The plane's engines had iced up.

Longman dictionary of contemporary English. 2004.

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  • ICE-T — (Halbzug) Nummerierung: 411 001–032 (1. Bauserie), 051–078 (2. Bauserie)[1] 415 001–006, 080–084 Anzahl: BR 411: 60 BR 415: 11 Hersteller …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • ICE 2.2 — ICE 3 (Halbzug) Nummerierung: 403 x01–x37 (1. Bauserie), 403 x51–x63 (2. Bauserie), 406 x01–x13 (DB, mit Lücken); 406 x51–x54 (NS), 406 x80 x85 (DB, Umbau Frankreich Verkehr) Anzahl: ICE 3: 50 ICE 3 …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • ICE 3M — ICE 3 (Halbzug) Nummerierung: 403 x01–x37 (1. Bauserie), 403 x51–x63 (2. Bauserie), 406 x01–x13 (DB, mit Lücken); 406 x51–x54 (NS), 406 x80 x85 (DB, Umbau Frankreich Verkehr) Anzahl: ICE 3: 50 ICE 3 …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • ICE T2 — ICE T (Halbzug) Nummerierung: 411 001–032 (1. Bauserie), 051–078 (2. Bauserie)[1] 415 001–006, 080–084 Anzahl: BR 411: 60 BR 415: 11 Hersteller …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • ICE W — ICE 3 (Halbzug) Nummerierung: 403 x01–x37 (1. Bauserie), 403 x51–x63 (2. Bauserie), 406 x01–x13 (DB, mit Lücken); 406 x51–x54 (NS), 406 x80 x85 (DB, Umbau Frankreich Verkehr) Anzahl: ICE 3: 50 ICE 3 …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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