a large sheet of floating ice, larger than an ice floe.
a very large flat expanse of ice floating in the sea; large ice floe
a large mass of ice permanently covering an extensive area of land
noun 1. the act or practice of fishing through a hole cut in the ice. noun 1. a form of fishing in which a line is lowered through a hole made in a frozen lake, river, etc
noun 1. a large flat mass of floating ice. 2. (def 1). noun 1. a sheet of ice, of variable size, floating in the sea See also ice field (sense 1) ice floe A large, flat expanse of floating ice smaller than a marine ice field.
noun 1. formations of ice crystals on the surface of a still, slowly freezing body of water. 2. Also called frost flowers. delicate tufts of frost on a surface of ice or snow.
noun 1. (in polar regions) a belt of ice frozen to the shore, formed chiefly as a result of the rise and fall of the tides. noun 1. a narrow belt of ice permanently attached to the coast in polar regions