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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A pointed, hanging piece of ice formed by water freezing as it drips.

Usage examples (36)
  • I had stopped to watch a family of brilliant icicles drip-dripping from the eaves of a frame house.
  • Everyone knows what an icicle is and what it looks like, so this research is very accessible.
  • Sheikha dazzles east London in fur boots with 'icicle' heels on tour of Olympic stadium
  • Where you see white blare, like a loud trumpet, in real life is all lacy "icicle" lights. for more
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