from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Very cold or chilled water, especially for drinking, often with ice in it.
- n. Melted ice.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. water, for drinking, either chilled in ice, or with the addition of ice cubes
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Water formed by the melting of ice.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Water from melted ice.
- n. Water cooled by ice; iced water.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. water served ice-cold or with ice
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“There was one,” Neil recalls, “where they syringed ice water into your ear for a long period of time until you sort of got uncaged, and another where you had your foot in ice water for quite a while.
Enraged after giving up a run-scoring single, Dibble threw a bat (a la Tony LaRussa) at the screen behind home plate at Riverfront, and he has dumped a bucket of ice water (a la Dave Kingman) on a sportswriter.
I expected that Satan would order a Manhattan or a Bloody Mary, or, like in the song, a piña colada, but was surprised to find that ice water was His drink of choice, and He could barely get enough of it!
On the sidewalk, Manelli handed her off one last time-to two medics, who put her on a cot and began hovering over her, pouring ice water on her burnt hand and then wrapping it with bandages.
The world stopped for a moment, just long enough for me to feel drops of ice water shoot out of all my pores as if they were spring-loaded.
Inside the cool clubhouse, with its large sitting rooms and abundance of leather-upholstered chairs, I accompanied a delicious prosciutto-mozzarella-and-tomato-on-baguette lunch with about sixteen glasses of ice water and POWERade to rebuild my depleted electrolytes, then one piece of apple torte.
The waitress returned with ice water in cut-crystal goblets, pillowy slices of whole-wheat bread and. two small tubs of vegeta-bls pit6 that tasted uncannily like the real thing.