a structure built in a river upstream from a bridge pier or the like for protection against drifting ice.
noun 1. a mountaineering tool combining an adzlike blade and a pick on the head of a long wooden handle, with a spike on the end, used for cutting into ice and for support on icy surfaces.
- Ice axe
noun 1. a light axe used by mountaineers for cutting footholds in snow or ice, to provide an anchor point, or to control a slide on snow; it has a spiked tip and a head consisting of a pick and an adze
noun 1. a waterproof bag to be filled with ice and applied to the head or another part of the body to be cooled. noun 1. a waterproof bag used as an ice pack 2. a strong bag, usually made of canvas and equipped with two handles, used for carrying blocks of ice
noun 1. the outer margin of the Antarctic ice sheet, which extends beyond the coastline.