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English noun: ice

1. ice (substance) water frozen in the solid state

SamplesAmericans like ice in their drinks.

Synonymswater ice

Broader (hypernym)crystal

Narrower (hyponym)black ice, frost, hailstone, hoar, hoarfrost, icicle, rime

Substance holonymH2O, water

Substance meronymglacier, ice cube

2. ice (object) the frozen part of a body of water

Broader (hypernym)object, physical object

Narrower (hyponym)drift ice, ice pack, ice shelf, icefall, neve, pack ice, shelf ice

3. ice (possession) diamonds

SamplesLook at the ice on that dame!.


Broader (hypernym)diamond

Domain usagecolloquialism

4. ice (food) a flavored sugar topping used to coat and decorate cakes

Synonymsfrosting, icing

Broader (hypernym)topping

5. ice (food) a frozen dessert with fruit flavoring (especially one containing no milk)


Broader (hypernym)frozen dessert

Narrower (hyponym)sorbet, water ice

6. ice (artifact) 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

Synonymschalk, chicken feed, crank, deoxyephedrine, glass, meth, methamphetamine, methamphetamine hydrochloride, Methedrine, shabu, trash

Broader (hypernym)amphetamine, controlled substance, pep pill, speed, upper

7. ICE (artifact) 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

Synonymsinternal-combustion engine

Broader (hypernym)heat engine

Narrower (hyponym)diesel, diesel engine, diesel motor, four-stroke engine, four-stroke internal-combustion engine, gas engine, gasoline engine, outboard, outboard motor, petrol engine, radial engine, reciprocating engine, rotary engine, rotary engine, valve-in-head engine

Part holonymblock, cylinder block, engine block, force feed, force-feed lubricating system, lubricating system, poppet, poppet valve, pressure feed, pressure-feed lubricating system, self-starter, supercharger

Part meronymautomotive vehicle, motor vehicle, motorboat, powerboat

8. ice (artifact) a rink with a floor of ice for ice hockey or ice skating

SamplesThe crowd applauded when she skated out onto the ice.

Synonymsice rink, ice-skating rink

Broader (hypernym)rink, skating rink

Narrower (hyponym)ice hockey rink, ice-hockey rink

English verb: ice

1. ice (contact) decorate with frosting

SamplesFrost a cake.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)cover

Domain categorycookery, cooking, preparation

2. ice (change) cause to become ice or icy

SamplesAn iced summer drink.

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)freeze

3. ice (change) put ice on or put on ice

SamplesIce your sprained limbs.

ExamplesDid he ice his foot?

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)chill, cool, cool down

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