an insulated cabinet or chest with a partition for , used for preserving or cooling food, beverages, etc.
Older Use. an electric or gas refrigerator.
Nautical. an enclosed area in the bottom of a vessel through which sea water can be pumped up for use in the condenser in icy waters.
Slang. an isolation cell in a prison.
a compartment in a refrigerator for storing or making ice
an insulated cabinet packed with ice for storing food
(US & Canadian) a refrigerator
also ice-box, 1839, from ice (n.) + box (n.).
noun 1. a confection made from such prepared ingredients as cookies or whipped cream that requires no additional baking but is chilled in a refrigerator before serving.
- Icebox cookie
noun a type of cookie with the dough formed and chilled before being sliced for baking; also called refrigerator cookie Usage Note cooking
[ahys-brey-ker] /ˈaɪsˌbreɪ kər/ noun 1. Nautical. a ship specially built for breaking navigable passages through . 2. an opening remark, action, etc., designed to ease tension or relieve formality: A mild joke can be a good icebreaker. 3. a tool or machine for chopping into small pieces. /ˈaɪsˌbreɪkə/ noun 1. Also called iceboat. a vessel […]
- Ice bridge
noun 1. (Canadian) a body of ice that forms across the width of a river and is strong enough to bear traffic