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ice

noun uk   /aɪs/ us  

ice noun (FROZEN WATER)

A2 [U] water that has frozen and become solid, or pieces of this: The pond was covered in ice all winter. Would you like ice in your juice? I've put a couple of bottles of champagne on ice (= in a container of ice to get cold). He skidded on a patch of ice.Snow and iceCold

ice noun (ICE CREAM)

[C] UK old-fashioned an ice cream, especially one bought in a shop: The shop sign said 'Drinks, Cakes, Ices!'Puddings, desserts and ices

ice noun (JEWELLERY)

[U] informal jewellery, especially diamondsJewellery
Idioms

ice

verb [T] uk   /aɪs/ us  

ice verb [T] (COVER CAKES)

UK (US frost) to cover a cake with icing (= a food made mainly with sugar): I've made her a chocolate cake - now I just need to ice it.Preparing foodPreparing food using heat

ice verb [T] (KILL)

US slang to murder someoneMurder and attempted murderKilling
Phrasal verbs
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