English dictionary


ice |aɪs| — water frozen in the solid state

ice up |ˈaɪs ʌp| — become covered with a layer of ice; of a surface such as a window

ice-age |ˈaɪsˈeɪdʒ| — Any of several cold periods in the history of the earth marked by episodes of extensive glaciation alternating with episodes of relative warmth.

ice-axe |ˈaɪs æks| — An axe used by mountaineers to cut footholds in the ice

ice-bag |ˈaɪsbæɡ| — A waterproof bag with a wide-mouthed stopper designed to hold ice, for service as an ice pack.

ice-boat |ˈaɪsbəʊt| — Alternative spelling of ice boat.

ice-breaker |ˈaɪsˌbreɪkə| — Alternative spelling of icebreaker.

ice-cold |kəʊld| — as cold as ice

ice-cream |aɪs ˈkriːm| — (uncountable) A dessert made from frozen sweetened cream or a similar substance, usually flavoured.

ice-field |ˈaɪsfiːld| — a network of interconnected glaciers or ice streams having a common source

ice-floe |ˈaɪsfləʊ| — A flat mass of floating ice, smaller than an ice field.

ice-hockey |ˈaɪsˌhɒkɪ| — A form of hockey played on an ice rink with a puck rather than ball.

ice-house |ˈaɪshaʊs| — Alternative spelling of icehouse.

ice-pack |ˈaɪspæk| — a large floating mass of ice; pack ice

ice-rink |ˈaɪsrɪŋk| — A specially frozen surface of water on which people skate or play ice hockey.

ice-show |ˈaɪs ʃəʊ| — an entertainment performed by ice skaters

ice-skate |ˈaɪs skeɪt| — a light boot, fitted with a blade, used for skating on ice

ice-yacht |ˈaɪsjɒt| — A craft, in the broad shape of a yacht, fitted with skis or runners so as to sail on the ice.

iceberg |ˈaɪsbɜːrɡ| — a large mass of ice floating at sea; usually broken off of a polar glacier

iceblink |ˈaɪsˌblɪŋk| — A glare in the sky caused by reflection of light from an ice field

iceboat |ˈaɪsbəʊt| — a ship with a reinforced bow to break up ice and keep channels open for navigation

icebound |ˈaɪsbaʊnd| — locked in by ice

icebox |ˈaɪsbɑːks| — white goods in which food can be stored at low temperatures

icebreaker |ˈaɪsbreɪkər| — a ship with a reinforced bow to break up ice and keep channels open for navigation

iced |aɪst| — With ice added.

icefield |ˈaɪsfiːld| — Alternative spelling of ice field.

icehouse |ˈaɪshaʊs| — a house for storing ice

Icelander |ˈaɪsləndər| — a native or inhabitant of Iceland

Icelandic |æɪsˈlændɪk| — a Scandinavian language that is the official language of Iceland

iceman |ˈaɪsmæn| — someone who cuts and delivers ice

ichneumon |ɪkˈnjuːmən| — northern African mongoose; in ancient times thought to devour crocodile eggs

ichor |ˈaɪkɔː| — (Greek mythology) the rarified fluid said to flow in the veins of the Gods

ichthyography |ˌɪkθiːˈɑːɡrəfiː| — The scientific description of fishes.

ichthyoid |ˈɪkθiːɔɪd| — Characteristic of fish

ichthyologist |ˌɪkθɪˈɒlədʒɪst| — a zoologist who studies fishes

ichthyology |ˌɪkθiːˈɑːlədʒiː| — the branch of zoology that studies fishes

ichthyophagous |ɪkθiːˈɑːfəɡəs| — (biology) feeding on fish

ichthyosaur |ˈɪkθɪəsɔː| — any of several marine reptiles of the Mesozoic having a body like a porpoise with dorsal and tail fins and paddle-shaped limbs

ichthyosaurus |ˌɪkθiːəˈsɔːrəs| — ichthyosaurs of the Jurassic

icicle |ˈaɪsɪkl| — ice resembling a pendent spear, formed by the freezing of dripping water

icily |ˈaɪsəlɪ| — in a cold and icy manner

icing |ˈaɪsɪŋ| — the formation of frost or ice on a surface

icing-sugar  — (UK, Canada, Australia, New Zealand) Powdered sugar.

icon |ˈaɪkɑːn| — (computer science) a graphic symbol (usually a simple picture) that denotes a program or a command or a data file or a concept in a graphical user interface

iconic |aɪˈkɑːnɪk| — relating to or having the characteristics on an icon

iconize |ˈaɪkənaɪz| — To form an image or likeness of someone

iconoclast |aɪˈkɑːnəklæst| — a destroyer of images used in religious worship

iconoclastic |ˌkɑːnəˈklæstɪk| — characterized by attack on established beliefs or institutions

iconographic  — Of or pertaining to a religious icon.

iconography |ˌaɪkəˈnɑːɡrəfɪ| — the images and symbolic representations that are traditionally associated with a person or a subject

iconoscope |aɪˈkɑːnəskəʊp| — the first practical television-camera for picture pickup; invented in 1923 by Vladimir Kosma Zworykin

icteric |ɪkˈterɪk| — affected by jaundice which causes yellowing of skin etc

icterus |ˈɪktərəs| — yellowing of the skin and the whites of the eyes caused by an accumulation of bile pigment (bilirubin) in the blood; can be a symptom of gallstones or liver infection or anemia

ictus |ˈɪktəs| — a sudden occurrence (or recurrence) of a disease

icy |ˈaɪsɪ| — devoid of warmth and cordiality; expressive of unfriendliness or disdain

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