Translation of ice in Spanish:
- 1 uncountable(frozen water)at 0°C water turns to ice
hielo (masculine)a 0°C el agua se transforma en hielothe lakes and ponds turned to icese helaron los lagos y estanquesher feet turned to icese le helaron or congelaron los piesyour hands are like ice!¡tienes las manos heladas!she has a heart of icetiene el corazón como un témpano de hieloit's as cold as ice in hereaquí hace un frío que te congelason iceto put something on icedejar algo en suspensothe plans have been put on ice until next year
aparcar algo (Spain)los planes han quedado en suspenso or han sido aparcados hasta el año que vieneI'm keeping that money on ice just in case (American English)voy a dejar ese dinero en reserva por si acasothat score put the game on ice for the Tigers (American English)con ese tanto los Tigers se aseguraron la victoriato be o skate o walk o tread on thin iceestar en or andar por or pisar terreno peligroso or resbaladizoto break the ice to cut no iceit cuts no ice with meme deja fríothe proposal cut no ice
me deja tal cualla propuesta cayó en el vacío(before noun) (crystal/cave)
de hieloExample 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.
- 2 countable or uncountable 2.1 2.2(ice cream) (British English)
helado (masculine)Example sentences
- Oh, and there's treacle tart or very creamy home-made ices for pudding.
- Try serving ices and sorbets in flower-studded ‘ice-bowls’.
- Manfully, I choose from the small list of ices and sorbets a Trufito.
- 3 uncountable (diamonds) [slang] [dated]pedruscos (masculine plural) [colloquial]
brillantes (masculine plural)Example sentences
- The pricey drink comes with just one piece of ice: a diamond.
enfriar(by adding ice cubes)
ponerle hielo a
bañar (con fondant)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.
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