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icenoun [U]

us   /ɑɪs/
  • ice noun [U] (FROZEN WATER)

water that has frozen solid, or pieces of this: Don’t slip on the ice. I’d like a ginger ale with no ice.

iceverb [T]

us   /ɑɪs/
  • ice verb [T] (COVER CAKE)

frost
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"ice" in British English

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icenoun

uk   /aɪs/ us   /aɪs/
  • 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 slipped on a patch of ice.

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  • ice noun (ICE CREAM)

[C] UK old-fashioned an ice cream, especially one bought in a shop: The shop sign said "Drinks, Cakes, Ices!"
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iceverb [T]

uk   /aɪs/ us   /aɪs/
  • ice verb [T] (KILL)

US slang to murder someone
Phrasal verbs
(Definition of ice from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “ice”
in Korean 얼음…
in Arabic ثَلْج…
in Malaysian ais, ais krim, ais lemon…
in French glace, crème glacée, sorbet…
in Russian лед…
in Chinese (Traditional) 結冰的水, 冰, 冰塊…
in Italian ghiaccio…
in Turkish buz…
in Polish lód…
in Spanish hielo, helado, postre…
in Vietnamese băng, kem, món tráng miệng có vị hoa quả (Mỹ)…
in Portuguese gelo…
in Thai น้ำแข็ง, ไอศกรีม…
in German das Eis…
in Catalan gel, glaç…
in Japanese 氷…
in Chinese (Simplified) 结冰的水, 冰, 冰块…
in Indonesian es, es krim, kue…
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