water that has frozen into a solid state [↪ icy]:
Would you like some ice in your drink?
Her hands were as cold as ice.
Spring flowers pushed through the slowly melting ice.
The city spent $7 million to remove snow and ice from the roads.
a cup full of crushed ice
Linda's hair sparkled with tiny ice crystals.
to do nothing about a plan or suggestion for a period of time:
I'm putting my plans for a new car on ice until I finish college.
to be in a situation in which you are likely to upset someone or cause trouble:
Don't be late again, Hugo - you're skating on thin ice.
a specially prepared surface of ice where you can ice skate or play ice hockey:
The two teams are ready to take to the ice.
a frozen sweet food made with fruit juice [= sorbet]
b) old-fashioned especially British EnglishDFF
an ice cream
6 [uncountable] American EnglishDCJ