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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!.


Synonymssparkler


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)


Synonymsfrappe


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.


Synonymsfrost


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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