Definition of fast ice in English:

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fast ice

noun

Ice that extends out from the shore and is attached to it.
Example sentences
  • The delineation between fast ice and pack ice was indicated by a variety of features.
  • In two years, observed densities on pack ice were much greater than those on fast ice; in the other two years, the densities on pack ice and fast ice were similar.
  • There are two kinds of sea ice in Antarctica: fast ice and pack ice.

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Syllabification: fast ice

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