the rapid breaking up or fragmentation of river ice in spring or early summer.
[ahys] /aɪs/ noun 1. the solid form of water, produced by freezing; frozen water. 2. the frozen surface of a body of water. 3. any substance resembling frozen water: camphor ice. 4. a frozen dessert made of sweetened water and fruit juice. 5. British. . 6. icing, as on a cake. 7. reserve; formality: The […]
[ahys-skeyp] /ˈaɪsˌskeɪp/ noun 1. a landscape covered with or with snow and : the limitless icescapes of Antarctica.
[ahys-skouuh rd, -skou-erd] /ˈaɪsˌskaʊərd, -ˌskaʊ ərd/ adjective, Physical Geography. 1. noting an area having surface features resulting from scouring by an advancing ice sheet during glaciation.
- Ice screw
noun 1. (mountaineering) a screwed tubular or solid steel rod with a ring at one end for inserting into ice as an anchor point