Definition of ice pick in English:

ice pick

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noun

  • 1A small pick used by climbers to traverse ice-covered slopes.
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    • They advised qualified parties to bring an ice pick, an avalanche probe and crampons.
    • If I tell you it features Mexico, fiestas, Trotsky, Stalin and an ice pick, you'll get the historical drift.
    • Should you attempt to dump a Virgo man, he will almost certainly come after you with an ice pick.
  • 2A sharp, straight, pointed implement with a handle, used to break ice into small pieces for chilling food and drinks.
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    • Get Mom to use an ice pick or other sharp object to puncture the fabric at the screw holes, and re-attach lid to chest.
    • An awl, ice pick or other sharp pointed object works well to remove either type of retainer.
    • I found a chopper in his right front pocket and an ice pick in another pocket of his pants.

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