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Definition 1: a rink with a floor of ice for ice hockey or ice skating - [noun denoting artifact]

Samples where ice or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the crowd applauded when she skated out onto the ice

Synonyms for ice in the sense of this definition

(ice is a kind of ...) building that contains a surface for ice skating or roller skating

(... is a kind of ice ) an ice rink for playing ice hockey

Definition 2: 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 - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for ice in the sense of this definition

(ice is a kind of ...) any engine that makes use of heat to do work

(... is a kind of ice ) an internal-combustion engine that burns heavy oil

(... is a kind of ice ) an internal-combustion engine in which power is transmitted directly to rotating components

(... is a kind of ice ) an internal-combustion engine in which the crankshaft is turned by pistons moving up and down in cylinders

(... is a kind of ice ) an internal-combustion engine having cylinders arranged radially around a central crankcase

(... is a kind of ice ) internal-combustion engine that mounts at stern of small boat

(... is a kind of ice ) internal-combustion engine having both inlet and exhaust valves located in the cylinder head

(... is a kind of ice ) an internal-combustion engine in which an explosive mixture is drawn into the cylinder on the first stroke and is compressed and ignited on the second stroke; work is done on the third stroke and the products of combustion are exhausted on the fourth stroke

(... is a kind of ice ) an internal-combustion engine that burns gasoline; most automobiles are driven by gasoline engines

(... is a kind of ice ) an internal-combustion engine similar to a gasoline engine but using natural gas instead of gasoline vapor

(ice is a part of ...) mechanical system of lubricating internal combustion engines in which a pump forces oil into the engine bearings

(ice is a part of ...) a mushroom-shaped valve that rises perpendicularly from its seat; commonly used in internal-combustion engines

(ice is a part of ...) compressor that forces increased oxygen into the cylinders of an internal-combustion engine

(ice is a part of ...) a metal casting containing the cylinders and cooling ducts of an engine

"the engine had to be replaced because the block was cracked"

(ice is a part of ...) an electric starting motor that automatically starts an internal-combustion engine

(... is part of ice) a boat propelled by an internal-combustion engine

(... is part of ice) a self-propelled wheeled vehicle that does not run on rails

Definition 3: 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 - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for ice in the sense of this definition

(ice is a kind of ...) a central nervous system stimulant that increases energy and decreases appetite; used to treat narcolepsy and some forms of depression

(ice is a kind of ...) a drug or chemical substance whose possession and use are controlled by law

Definition 4: a frozen dessert with fruit flavoring (especially one containing no milk) - [noun denoting food]

Synonyms for ice in the sense of this definition

(ice is a kind of ...) any of various desserts prepared by freezing

(... is a kind of ice ) an ice containing no milk but having a mushy consistency; usually made from fruit juice

Definition 5: a flavored sugar topping used to coat and decorate cakes - [noun denoting food]

Synonyms for ice in the sense of this definition

(ice is a kind of ...) a flavorful addition on top of a dish

Definition 6: the frozen part of a body of water - [noun denoting object]

(ice is a kind of ...) a tangible and visible entity; an entity that can cast a shadow

"it was full of rackets, balls and other objects"

(... is a kind of ice ) masses of ice floating in the open sea

(... is a kind of ice ) a steep part of a glacier resembling a frozen waterfall

(... is a kind of ice ) the upper part of a glacier (beyond the limit of perpetual snow) where the snow turns to ice

(... is a kind of ice ) a large expanse of floating ice

(... is a kind of ice ) ice that is attached to land but projects out to sea

Definition 7: diamonds - [noun denoting possession]

Samples where ice or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • look at the ice on that dame!

Synonyms for ice in the sense of this definition

(ice is a kind of ...) a transparent piece of diamond that has been cut and polished and is valued as a precious gem

(ice is used in the usage domain ...) a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech

Definition 8: water frozen in the solid state - [noun denoting substance]

Samples where ice or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Americans like ice in their drinks

Synonyms for ice in the sense of this definition

(ice is a kind of ...) a solid formed by the solidification of a chemical and having a highly regular atomic structure

(... is a kind of ice ) a thin coating of ice (as from freezing mist) on a road or sidewalk; nearly invisible but very hazardous

(... is a kind of ice ) ice crystals forming a white deposit (especially on objects outside)

(... is a kind of ice ) small pellet of ice that falls during a hailstorm

(... is a kind of ice ) ice resembling a pendent spear, formed by the freezing of dripping water

(ice is made of the substance ...) binary compound that occurs at room temperature as a clear colorless odorless tasteless liquid; freezes into ice below 0 degrees centigrade and boils above 100 degrees centigrade; widely used as a solvent

(... is made of the substance ice) a small cube of artificial ice; used for cooling drinks

(... is made of the substance ice) a slowly moving mass of ice

Definition 9: put ice on or put on ice - [verb of change]

Samples where ice or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Ice your sprained limbs

(ice is a kind of ...) make cool or cooler

"Chill the food"

Definition 10: cause to become ice or icy - [verb of change]

Samples where ice or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • an iced summer drink

(ice is a kind of ...) cause to freeze

"Freeze the leftover food"

Definition 11: decorate with frosting - [verb of contact]

Samples where ice or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • frost a cake

Synonyms for ice in the sense of this definition

(ice is a kind of ...) provide with a covering or cause to be covered

"cover her face with a handkerchief" "cover the child with a blanket" "cover the grave with flowers"

(ice belongs to category ...) the act of preparing something (as food) by the application of heat

"cooking can be a great art" "people are needed who have experience in cookery" "he left the preparation of meals to his wife"

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