Definition of ice cube in English:

ice cube

noun

  • A small block of ice made in a freezer, especially for adding to drinks.

    as modifier ‘an ice-cube tray’
    • ‘I am building an iceman, ice cube by ice cube, in the unused freezer at work to replace Defrosty the Snowman.’
    • ‘Try freezing it in an ice cube tray for single serving portions.’
    • ‘The story can be written at the back of an ice cube, because a few minutes into the movie, you can see it disappear.’
    • ‘Rub your face with an ice cube for an instant effect.’
    • ‘I can remember a little child offering me an ice cube.’
    • ‘Afterwards, an ice cube wrapped in a towel will minimise swelling.’
    • ‘I recommend chopping up the fresh herbs and putting them into an ice-cube tray.’
    • ‘Just pour good oil into a plastic ice-cube tray and freeze until solid.’
    • ‘Then a Cryo Beam came from the cloud and froze him into an ice cube.’
    • ‘The ice cube from this spilt drink hasn't even had time to melt into the top of the card table.’
    • ‘I often freeze it in ice cube trays at this stage, then pop it out into bags or a box.’
    • ‘Pour the mixture into a ice cube tray and freeze it.’
    • ‘The goal is to be the first group to melt the ice cube.’
    • ‘Just freeze it in an ice-cube tray and use the cubes as and when required.’
    • ‘I start off like a shrunken ice cube and get going once I've had a thaw.’
    • ‘I was frozen like an ice cube; I was extremely tensed up.’
    • ‘So I gave him an ice cube (a favorite treat), and some good ear scratching.’
    • ‘At the end, it would be little more than a mangled ice cube.’
    • ‘Or, boil the leftover wine until it becomes a syrupy concentrate, and freeze it in an ice-cube tray.’
    • ‘If you don't need it right away, you can freeze it in an ice cube tray for use later.’

Pronunciation

ice cube