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ice /aɪs/, /ʌɪs/
  • water in frozen form
  • icehockey: area where game is played
  • frozen dessert
das Eis (Pl.: <div> — </div>) {n} aɪ̯s
ice /aɪs/, /ʌɪs/
  • to freeze
einfrieren ˈaɪ̯nˌfʁiːʁən, ˈaɪ̯nɡəˌfʁoːʁən, ˌfʁoːɐ̯ ˈaɪ̯n
frieren ˈfʁiːʁən
ice cream /aɪsˈkɹiːm/, /ˈaɪs.kɹiːm/, /ˌaɪsˈkɹiːm/
  • dessert
das Eis (Pl.: <div> — </div>) {n} aɪ̯s
Eiscreme {f} ˈaɪ̯skʁɛːm, ˈaɪ̯skʁeːm
das Speiseeis (Pl.: <div> — </div>) {n} ˈʃpaɪ̯zəˌʔaɪ̯s
ice cream /aɪsˈkɹiːm/, /ˈaɪs.kɹiːm/, /ˌaɪsˈkɹiːm/
  • in a cone
das Eis (Pl.: <div> — </div>) {n} aɪ̯s
ice hockey
  • hockey
das Eishockey (Pl.: <div> — </div>) {n} ˈaɪ̯sˌhɔki, ˈaɪ̯sˌhɔke
ice age
  • period of extensive glaciation (glacial period)
die Eiszeit (Pl.: die Eiszeiten) {f} ˈaɪ̯sˌt͡saɪ̯t
ice age
  • period of glaciation at the poles
das Eiszeitalter (Pl.: die Eiszeitalter) {n} ˈaɪ̯st͡saɪ̯tˌʔaltɐ
black ice
  • invisible film of ice
das Glatteis (Pl.: <div> — </div>) {n} ˈɡlatˌʔaɪ̯s
das Blitzeis (Pl.: <div> — </div>) {n} ˈblɪt͡sˌʔaɪ̯s
ice-cold /ˈʌɪskəʊld/
  • as cold as ice
eiskalt ˈaɪ̯sˈkalt
  • Note: these translations are a guide only. For more precise translations, see individual words ending in -ic
-isch ɪʃ
icing /ˈaɪsɪŋ/
  • sweet glaze used for baked goods
die Glasur (Pl.: die Glasuren) {f} ˌɡlaˈzuːɐ̯
der Zuckerguss (Pl.: die Zuckergüsse) {m} ˈt͡sʊkɐˌɡʊs
icing /ˈaɪsɪŋ/
  • process of forming a layer of ice
ice skate
  • a light boot, fitted with a blade, used for skating on ice
der Schlittschuh (Pl.: die Schlittschuhe) {m} ˈʃlɪtˌʃuː
cold as ice
  • very cold
eiskalt ˈaɪ̯sˈkalt
iced coffee
  • beverage
der Eiskaffee (Pl.: die Eiskaffees) {m} ˈaɪ̯skafeː
ice cube
  • small piece of ice used for cooling drinks
der Eiswürfel (Pl.: die Eiswürfel) {m} ˈaɪ̯sˌvʏʁfl̩
ice cream parlor
  • business
die Eisdiele (Pl.: die Eisdielen) {f} ˈaɪ̯sˌdiːlə
das Eiscafé (Pl.: die Eiscafés) {n} ˈaɪ̯skaˌfeː
der Eissalon (Pl.: die Eissalons) {m} ˈaɪ̯ssaˌloːn, ˈaɪ̯szaˌloːn
iced tea
  • cold tea
der Eistee (Pl.: die Eistees) {m} ˈaɪ̯sˌteː
dry ice
  • carbon dioxide frozen in the solid state
das Trockeneis (Pl.: <div> — </div>) {n} ˈtʁɔkn̩ʔaɪ̯s
ice cream maker
  • machine used to make homemade ice cream
die Eismaschine (Pl.: die Eismaschinen) {f} ˈaɪ̯smaˌʃiːnə
break the ice /ˈbɹeɪk ði ˈaɪs/
  • to start to get to know people, by avoiding awkwardness
das Eis brechen
ice over
  • to become covered in ice
vereisen fɛɐ̯ˈʔaɪ̯zn̩
ice axe
  • axe used by mountaineers to cut footholds in the ice
der Eispickel (Pl.: die Eispickel) {m} ˈaɪ̯sˌpɪkəl, ˈaɪ̯sˌpɪkl̩
pack ice
  • large consolidated mass of floating sea ice
das Packeis (Pl.: <div> — </div>) {n} ˈpakʔaɪ̯s
ice wine
  • a sweet wine made from grapes that are harvested after being frozen on the vine
der Eiswein (Pl.: die Eisweine) {m} ˈaɪ̯sˌvaɪ̯n
ice dancing
  • figure skating
das Eistanzen (Pl.: <div> — </div>) {n} ˈaɪ̯sˌtant͡sn̩
dead ice
  • former glacier ice that is no longer connected to the active glacier
das Toteis (Pl.: <div> — </div>) {n} ˈtoːtʔaɪ̯s
ice fog
  • a dense fog that consists of fine particles of ice
der Eisnebel (Pl.: die Eisnebel) {m} ˈaɪ̯sˌneːbl̩
  • fields of knowledge or practice
-ik ɪk, iːk
ice sheet
  • broad glacial mass
die Eisschicht (Pl.: die Eisschichten) {f} ˈaɪ̯sˌʃɪçt
ice field
  • expanse of floating ice
(das) Eisfeld (Pl.: <div> — </div>) {n} ˈaɪ̯sˌfɛlt
ice scraper der Eiskratzer (Pl.: die Eiskratzer) {m} ˈaɪ̯sˌkʁat͡sɐ
ice milk
  • ice cream -like product made of milk
das Milcheis (Pl.: <div> — </div>) {n} ˈmɪlçˌʔaɪ̯s
on thin ice
  • at risk
auf dünnem Eis aʊ̯f ˈdʏnəm ˌaɪ̯s
drift ice
  • detached, floating slabs of ice
das Treibeis (Pl.: <div> — </div>) {n} ˈtʁaɪ̯pʔaɪ̯s
ice box der Kühlschrank (Pl.: die Kühlschränke) {m} ˈkyːlˌʃʁaŋk
sea ice das Meereis (Pl.: <div> — </div>) {n} ˈmeːɐ̯ʔaɪ̯s
ice pop das Wassereis (Pl.: <div> — </div>) {n} ˈvasɐˌʔaɪ̯s
ice tea der Eistee (Pl.: die Eistees) {m} ˈaɪ̯sˌteː
Ice Age das Eiszeitalter (Pl.: die Eiszeitalter) {n} ˈaɪ̯st͡saɪ̯tˌʔaltɐ
ice-box das Eisfach (Pl.: die Eisfächer) {n} aɪ̯sfax
ice lolly
  • frozen juice
der Pol (Pl.: die Pole) {m} poːl
iced /ˈaɪst/ eisbedeckt ˈaɪ̯sbəˌdɛkt
ice-floe die Eisscholle (Pl.: die Eisschollen) {f} ˈaɪ̯sˌʃɔlə
pack-ice das Packeis (Pl.: <div> — </div>) {n} ˈpakʔaɪ̯s
ice cream parlour das Eiscafé (Pl.: die Eiscafés) {n} ˈaɪ̯skaˌfeː
vanilla ice cream das Vanilleeis (Pl.: <div> — </div>) {n} vaˈnɪləˌʔaɪ̯s
ice cream freezer die Eismaschine (Pl.: die Eismaschinen) {f} ˈaɪ̯smaˌʃiːnə
ice hockey player der Eishockeyspieler (Pl.: die Eishockeyspieler) {m} ˈaɪ̯shɔkiˌʃpiːlɐ, ˈaɪ̯shɔkeˌʃpiːlɐ
water ice das Wassereis (Pl.: <div> — </div>) {n} ˈvasɐˌʔaɪ̯s
ice wedge der Eiskeil (Pl.: die Eiskeile) {m} ˈaɪ̯skaɪ̯l
icing sugar der Puderzucker (Pl.: <div> — </div>) {m} ˈpuːdɐˌt͡sʊkɐ
ice crystal der Eiskristall (Pl.: die Eiskristalle) {m} ˈaɪ̯skʁɪsˌtal
methane ice das Methanhydrat (Pl.: die Methanhydrate) {n} meˈtaːnhyˌdʁaːt
ice-covered eisbedeckt ˈaɪ̯sbəˌdɛkt
ice rink
  • a surface for ice skating
die Eisbahn (Pl.: die Eisbahnen) {f} ˈaɪ̯sˌbaːn
ice ax der Eispickel (Pl.: die Eispickel) {m} ˈaɪ̯sˌpɪkəl, ˈaɪ̯sˌpɪkl̩
ice-cream cone die Eistüte (Pl.: die Eistüten) {f} ˈaɪ̯sˌtyːtə
soft ice cream das Softeis (Pl.: <div> — </div>) {n} ˈsɔftˌʔaɪ̯s
iced chocolate die Eisschokolade (Pl.: die Eisschokoladen) {f} ˈaɪ̯sʃokoˌlaːdə
de-ice /diːˈaɪs/
  • remove ice
ice cream cone
  • conical confection for holding ice cream
  • skate on ice
Eis laufen
eislaufen ˈaɪ̯sˌlaʊ̯fn̩
ice skating
  • the act, or the sport, of skating on ice
das Eislaufen (Pl.: <div> — </div>) {n} ˈaɪ̯sˌlaʊ̯fn̩
ice resurfacer
  • implement used to renew ice surface
the icing on the cake
  • something that intensifies the appreciation of something else
das Sahnehäubchen auf dem Kuchen
ice sculpture
  • sculpture carved from ice
ice climbing
  • activity of ascending inclined ice formations
ice cave
  • natural cave that contains significant amounts of perennial ice
ice water
  • ice water
skate on thin ice
  • to be in potentially risky situation
sich auf dünnem Eis bewegen
ice fish
  • fishing on ice
ice flower die Eisblume (Pl.: die Eisblumen) {f} ˈaɪ̯sˌbluːmə
ice-cooled eisgekühlt ˈaɪ̯sɡəˌkyːlt
hole in the ice die Wuhne (Pl.: die Wuhnen) {f} ˈvuːnə
lemon ice cream das Zitroneneis (Pl.: <div> — </div>) {n} t͡siˈtʁoːnənˌʔaɪ̯s
sheet of ice die Eisdecke (Pl.: die Eisdecken) {f} ˈaɪ̯sˌdɛkə
stagnant ice das Toteis (Pl.: <div> — </div>) {n} ˈtoːtʔaɪ̯s
chocolate ice cream das Schokoladeneis (Pl.: <div> — </div>) {n} ʃokoˈlaːdn̩ˌʔaɪ̯s
raspberry ice cream das Himbeereis (Pl.: <div> — </div>) {n} ˈhɪmbeːɐ̯ˌʔaɪ̯s
strawberry ice cream das Erdbeereis (Pl.: <div> — </div>) {n} ˈeːɐ̯tbeːɐ̯ˌʔaɪ̯s
iced /ˈaɪst/
  • very cold
eisig ˈaɪ̯z̥ɪɡ̊, ˈaɪ̯zɪç, ˈaɪ̯zɪk
on ice /ɑn ˈaɪs/, /ɒn ˈaɪs/
  • performed by ice skaters as an ice show
das Eis (Pl.: <div> — </div>) {n} aɪ̯s
ice pack
  • large floating mass of ice
das Packeis (Pl.: <div> — </div>) {n} ˈpakʔaɪ̯s
Deutsch English
ICE {m} iːtseːˈʔeː express train
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