ice cube


a small cube of ice, as one made in a special tray in the freezing compartment of a refrigerator or by an ice-making machine.

Origin of ice cube

First recorded in 1915–20 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Examples from the Web for ice cube

  • War on Nyjord—that's like being an ice-cube specialist in hell.

    Planet of the Damned|Harry Harrison
  • I did so, and stood by while she got a pitcher and emptied the ice-cube trays from the refrigerator into it.