water ice



ice formed by direct freezing of fresh or salt water, and not by compacting of snow.
a frozen dessert, similar to sherbet, made of water, sweetener, and fruit syrup or other flavorings.

Nearby words

  1. water hemlock,
  2. water hen,
  3. water hog,
  4. water hole,
  5. water hyacinth,
  6. water intoxication,
  7. water jacket,
  8. water jump,
  9. water key,
  10. water leaf

Origin of water ice

First recorded in 1810–20

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British Dictionary definitions for water ice

water ice


an ice cream made from a frozen sugar syrup flavoured with fruit juice or purée; sorbet
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