ice tongue



a section of ice projecting from the base of a glacier.

Nearby words

  1. ice skater,
  2. ice skating,
  3. ice station,
  4. ice storm,
  5. ice tongs,
  6. ice water,
  7. ice wine,
  8. ice yacht,
  9. ice-blue,
  10. ice-capade

Origin of ice tongue

First recorded in 1890–95 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for ice tongue

  • Pushing through the looser edge of pack for a couple of hours we saw the loom of the ice-tongue to the southward.