a large, hooklike device for setting in ice to anchor a vessel or to provide a hold for a hawser in warping it along.
[ahys-fawl] /ˈaɪsˌfɔl/ noun 1. a jumbled mass of in a glacier. 2. a mass of overhanging a precipice. 3. a of from a glacier, iceberg, etc. /ˈaɪsˌfɔːl/ noun 1. a very steep part of a glacier that has deep crevasses and resembles a frozen waterfall
plural noun 1. a delicate structure of crystals of ice that builds on the windward side of objects.
noun 1. a large sheet of floating ice, larger than an ice floe. noun 1. a very large flat expanse of ice floating in the sea; large ice floe 2. a large mass of ice permanently covering an extensive area of land ice field
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.