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Ice.

English

Etymology

Old English is, from Germanic *isa-. Cognate with Dutch ijs, German Eis, Icelandic ís, Swedish is, Danish is.

Pronunciation

Noun

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Singular
ice

Plural
s

ice (s)
  1. (uncountable) Water in frozen (solid) form.
  2. (uncountable) (physics, astronomy): Any frozen volatile chemical, such as ammonia or carbon dioxide.
  3. (countable) Frozen dessert.
  4. (uncountable) Any substance having the appearance of ice.
  5. (uncountable) (slang) One or more diamonds.
  6. (uncountable) (slang) Crystal form of methamphetamines.
  7. (uncountable) (ice hockey) the pitch

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Verb

Infinitive
to ice

Third person singular
ic

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
ing

to ice (third-person singular simple present ic, present participle ing, simple past and past participle -)
  1. Cool with ice, as a beverage.
  2. To become ice, to freeze.
  3. (slang): Murder.
  4. Cover with icing (frosting made of sugar and milk or white of egg); to frost; as cakes, tarts, etc.
  5. (ice hockey) To put out a team for a match
    Milton Keynes have yet to ice a team this season
  6. (ice hockey) To shoot the puck the length of the playing surface, causing a stoppage in play.
    If the Bruins 'ice the puck, the faceoff will be in their own zone.

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Spanish

Verb

ice (infinitive: izar)

  1. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of izar.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of izar.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of izar.

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