Definition of ice water in English:

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ice water


1Water produced by the melting of ice.
Example sentences
  • Most of my peas are frozen for later use (cleaned, blanched for two minutes in boiling water, cooled in ice water, drained and put into freezer containers).
  • They were blanched in boiling salted water, refreshed in ice water, and then warmed in the garlic herb oil.
  • Remove the spatzle with a slotted spoon and place in ice water to shock and cool; drain and set aside.
2 [mass noun] North American Drinking water with ice cubes added.
Example sentences
  • In the not too distant past, the best abstaining customers could hope for were coffee, tea, juice, a soda, milk and plain old ice water.
  • He tends to lean black in his chair and rarely reaches for the glass of ice water on the coffee table in front of him.
  • Replace fruit juice and soft drinks with ice water.

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