An example of ice is to freeze lemonade.
The pond iced over.
Milton Keynes have yet to ice a team this season.
If the Bruins ice the puck, the faceoff will be in their own zone.
An example of ice is a cube dropped in a drink to cool it down.
- Assured of attainment or success:With the extra goal the victory was on ice.
- In reserve or readiness.
- Away from public notice or activity.
- In a precarious position.
Origin of ice
- Middle English is from Old English īs
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Middle English is, from Old English īs, from Proto-Germanic *īsą (compare West Frisian iis, Dutch ijs, Low Saxon (Low German) Ies, German Eis, Danish and Swedish is), from Proto-Indo-European *h₁eiH- (compare Lithuanian ýnis (“glazed frost”), Russian иней (ínej, “hoarfrost”), Ossetian их (ix), ех (ex, “ice”), Persian یخ (yax)).