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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Floating polar ice.

Usage examples (32)
  • The ice floe was a definite danger to the small coastal town of the north.
  • The fate of three men afloat on a floe is too horrible to think about.
  • After one of these gales, walking on the floe was a work of much difficulty, in consequence of the irregular surface it presented to the foot.
  • Small ice fragments from a floe which is breaking up. for more
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  • Does water "flow" (to move freely or to circulate) below the ice "floe" (a mass of glacial ice) in the spring?
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