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open ice Line breaks: open ice

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Definition of open ice in English:


[mass noun]
Ice-covered water through which navigation is possible.
Example sentences
  • He was with sled dogs on open ice, drifting about.
  • In areas where rain had washed away snowdrifts with lairs in them, the adult female ringed seals and their pups lay on the open ice.
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