Definición de iceberg en inglés:


Saltos de línea: ice|berg
Pronunciación: /ˈʌɪsbəːɡ


A large floating mass of ice detached from a glacier or ice sheet and carried out to sea.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • The environment in the Antarctic is magnificent with glaciers, icebergs and ice floes on a scale which is awe-inspiring.
  • Sea ice is frozen salt water, and when natural forces break it into pieces, the larger ones are called not icebergs but ice floes.
  • Water lapped at the edge of the ice-sheets, small icebergs floating off and melting in the warmer waters.


late 18th century: from Dutch ijsberg, from ijs 'ice' + berg 'hill'.


the tip of an (or the) iceberg

The small perceptible part of a much larger situation or problem that remains hidden: detected fraud is only the tip of the iceberg
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • These are real women, real situations and sadly, only the tip of the iceberg.
  • Yet they are the tip of an iceberg because most cases of child abuse remain unknown, with children suffering in silence.
  • This is just the tip of the iceberg, with many missing but not reported.

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