There are 2 translations of ice in Spanish:

ice1

Pronunciation: /aɪs/

n

  • 1 uncountable/no numerable (frozen water) hielo (masculine) at 0°C water turns to ice a 0°C el agua se transforma en hielo the lakes and ponds turned to ice se helaron los lagos y estanques her feet turned to ice se le helaron or congelaron los pies your hands are like ice! ¡tienes las manos heladas! she has a heart of ice tiene el corazón como un témpano de hielo it's as cold as ice in here aquí hace un frío que te congelas on ice to put sth on ice dejar algo en suspenso, aparcar* algo (Spain/España) the plans have been put on ice until next year los planes han quedado en suspenso or han sido aparcados hasta el año que viene I'm keeping that money on ice just in case (American English/inglés norteamericano) voy a dejar ese dinero en reserva por si acaso that score put the game on ice for the Tigers (American English/inglés norteamericano) con ese tanto los Tigers se aseguraron la victoria to be o skate o walk o tread on thin ice estar* en or andar* por or pisar terreno peligroso or resbaladizo to break the ice (overcome reserve) romper* el hielo (American English/inglés norteamericano) (make a start) dar* los primeros pasos to cut no ice it cuts no ice with me me deja frío, me deja tal cual the proposal cut no ice la propuesta cayó en el vacío (before noun/delante del nombre) [crystal/cave] de hielo
    More example sentences
    • Her foot broke through a patch of brittle ice to black frozen mud below.
    • In a matter of seconds, the toxarin was frozen into a solid block of ice.
    • A blue beam shot out of my armor and froze Floria in a solid block of ice.
  • 3 uncountable/no numerable (diamonds) [slang, dated/argot, anticuado] pedruscos (masculine plural) [colloquial/familiar], brillantes (masculine plural)
    More example sentences
    • The pricey drink comes with just one piece of ice: a diamond.

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There are 2 translations of ice in Spanish:

ice2

vt

  • 1 [drink] enfriar*; (by adding ice cubes) ponerle* hielo a
  • 2 [cake] bañar (con fondant)
    More example sentences
    • If they can't wait long enough to ice fairy cakes, have some extra that can be eaten immediately.
    • I slammed the kitchen door on the pair of them and set about icing my cake.
    • England, however, made the fatal error of believing this advance publicity - and in their haste, they tried to ice their cake before it had had time to cool.
  • 3 [victory] (American English/inglés norteamericano) [colloquial/familiar], asegurar
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    • Her three-point play with 1: 31 left iced the Huskies' victory over Oklahoma in San Antonio.
    • Detroit has iced a contender in each of the past dozen years.
  • 4 [puck] lanzar* hasta el otro extremo de la pista

Phrasal verbs

ice over

ice up verb + adverb/verbo + adverbio (especially British English/especialmente inglés británico)
[river/lake] helarse*, congelarse; [window/surface] helarse*, escarcharse

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The Basque autonomous police force is called Ertzaintza. Its members, called ertzainas, wear a uniform of red sweaters and berets, and white jackets. Despite the Ertzaintza's wide range of responsibilities, the Guardia Civil and Policía Nacional still operate in the Basque Country.