water ice

wa·ter ice
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [waw-ter, wot-er ahys]
    • /ˈwɔ tər, ˈwɒt ər aɪs/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [waw-ter, wot-er ahys]
    • /ˈwɔ tər, ˈwɒt ər aɪs/

Definitions of water ice words

  • noun water ice ice formed by direct freezing of fresh or salt water, and not by compacting of snow. 1
  • noun water ice a frozen dessert, similar to sherbet, made of water, sweetener, and fruit syrup or other flavorings. 1
  • noun water ice an ice cream made from a frozen sugar syrup flavoured with fruit juice or purée; sorbet 0
  • noun water ice water and sugar flavored and frozen as a confection 0
  • noun water ice (Uncountable Noun) Ordinary frozen water, especially when a distinction needs to be made from other frozen substances. 0
  • noun water ice (Countable Noun) A dessert made from crushed ice that has been sweetened and flavoured. 0

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Origin of water ice

First appearance:

before 1810
One of the 40% newest English words
First recorded in 1810-20

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water ice popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 48% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 53% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

water ice usage trend in Literature

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