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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A machine, often built into a refrigerator, that freezes water into ice cubes. Also called ice machine.

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  • n. A device found in a freezer that is used to make ice.


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  • Donald Wright Sigmund, Prescott's half-brother, was horribly injured when he borrowed his father's SUV to deliver an icemaker to his father's new house and the bomb exploded.

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  • Michael was more than surprised, as much of the ice seemed fresh and clear, as if it had been constantly added to, like a slow icemaker that made clear freezer ice.

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  • Right hand still resting on my head, tendrils of blood leaching from my sheared, sweaty hair and running down the left side of my face, I open the freezer and scoop all the ice from the icemaker.


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  • Elizabeth remembered wandering through the silent house—frightened by the noises from the icemaker, looking up at the sink piled high with dishes, hallways and bedrooms strewn with toys and clothes.


  • There were various vending machines for food and drinks, a commercial coffeemaker, an industrial icemaker, several microwave ovens, tables and chairs, and two doors designating rest rooms.

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