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ice over/up

Definition of ice over/up in English:

Become covered or blocked with ice: the wings iced over, forcing the pilot to dive
More example sentences
  • Because even as I speak the freezer is icing up nicely.
  • She could feel everything climbing to the top of her head, then stopping, icing over into one solid block.
  • If the defrost timer fails, the freezer can ice up and stop cooling properly.
Synonyms
freeze, freeze over, turn into ice, harden, solidify
archaic glaciate
See parent entry: ice

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