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.

Nearby words

  1. ice cap,
  2. ice cave,
  3. ice chest,
  4. ice cream,
  5. ice crystals,
  6. ice dance,
  7. ice dancing,
  8. ice dock,
  9. ice feathers,
  10. ice field

Origin of ice cube

First recorded in 1915–20 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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.