or de-ice


verb (used with object), de·iced, de·ic·ing.

to free of ice; prevent or remove ice formation on, as the wing of an airplane.

Nearby words

  1. dehydroretinaldehyde,
  2. dehydroretinol,
  3. dehypnotize,
  4. dei gratia,
  5. deianira,
  6. deicer,
  7. deicide,
  8. deictic,
  9. deid,
  10. deif

Origin of deice

First recorded in 1930–35; de- + ice Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019