One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Having a layer of ice on the surface.‘an ice-covered lake’‘ice-covered rocks’
- ‘In fact, ice-covered continents are not at all common in Earth's history, even at the poles.’
- ‘Lake Bonney is a permanently ice-covered lake in the McMurdo Dry Valleys, Antarctica.’
- ‘A trapper in Michigan's Upper Peninsula lifts a snared beaver from a hole in an ice-covered river.’
- ‘Once this steaming milk drink was sold to skaters from stalls on the ice-covered canals.’
- ‘The River Thames froze over, for example, and fairs were held on London's ice-covered waterway.’
- ‘Noguchi took photographs of members of a Beijing swimming club paddling through an ice-covered lake in winter.’
- ‘Beneath the Arctic Ocean's ice-covered surface lies a tongue of warmer North Atlantic water.’
- ‘The distant, ice-covered world is no longer a true planet, according to a new definition of the term voted on by scientists today.’
- ‘Some sensible citizens took the initiative to clear the paths and curbs around their apartment block of flats but ice-covered walkways led to 21 accidents.’
- ‘The seasonally ice-covered regions of the Southern Ocean have distinctive ecological systems due to the growth of microalgae in sea ice.’
Top tips for CV writingRead more
In this article we explore how to impress employers with a spot-on CV.