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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.’
- ‘The seasonally ice-covered regions of the Southern Ocean have distinctive ecological systems due to the growth of microalgae in sea ice.’
- ‘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.’
- ‘Noguchi took photographs of members of a Beijing swimming club paddling through an ice-covered lake in winter.’
- ‘Once this steaming milk drink was sold to skaters from stalls on the ice-covered canals.’
- ‘The distant, ice-covered world is no longer a true planet, according to a new definition of the term voted on by scientists today.’
- ‘A trapper in Michigan's Upper Peninsula lifts a snared beaver from a hole in an ice-covered river.’
- ‘Beneath the Arctic Ocean's ice-covered surface lies a tongue of warmer North Atlantic water.’
- ‘Lake Bonney is a permanently ice-covered lake in the McMurdo Dry Valleys, Antarctica.’
- ‘The River Thames froze over, for example, and fairs were held on London's ice-covered waterway.’
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