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Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
ice cream
▪ Let's stop here and get an ice cream.
▪ Coat with warm caramel sauce and serve with vanilla ice cream or clotted cream.
▪ Cool and serve with whipped cream or ice cream.
▪ Eat fewer fatty foods such as processed meats and meat products, pies, pastries, crisps and ice cream.
▪ He wants to walk in the rain and go for ice cream.
▪ In the daytime Mr Garner would rush off alone to repair a meat locker or an ice cream freezer.
▪ Optimum fat content imparts good body and flavor to ice cream.
▪ Prinz scooped up the last of his ice cream and put down his spoon.
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Ice cream

Ice \Ice\ ([imac]s), n. [OE. is, iis, AS. [=i]s; aksin to D. ijs, G. eis, OHG. [=i]s, Icel. [=i]ss, Sw. is, Dan. iis, and perh. to E. iron.]

  1. Water or other fluid frozen or reduced to the solid state by cold; frozen water. It is a white or transparent colorless substance, crystalline, brittle, and viscoidal. Its specific gravity (0.92, that of water at 4[deg] C. being 1.0) being less than that of water, ice floats.

    Note: Water freezes at 32[deg] F. or 0[deg] Cent., and ice melts at the same temperature. Ice owes its cooling properties to the large amount of heat required to melt it.

  2. Concreted sugar.

  3. Water, cream, custard, etc., sweetened, flavored, and artificially frozen.

  4. Any substance having the appearance of ice; as, camphor ice. Anchor ice, ice which sometimes forms about stones and other objects at the bottom of running or other water, and is thus attached or anchored to the ground. Bay ice, ice formed in bays, fiords, etc., often in extensive fields which drift out to sea. Ground ice, anchor ice. Ice age (Geol.), the glacial epoch or period. See under Glacial. Ice anchor (Naut.), a grapnel for mooring a vessel to a field of ice. --Kane. Ice blink [Dan. iisblink], a streak of whiteness of the horizon, caused by the reflection of light from ice not yet in sight. Ice boat.

    1. A boat fitted with skates or runners, and propelled on ice by sails; an ice yacht.

    2. A strong steamboat for breaking a channel through ice.

      Ice box or Ice chest, a box for holding ice; a box in which things are kept cool by means of ice; a refrigerator.

      Ice brook, a brook or stream as cold as ice. [Poetic]

      Ice cream [for iced cream], cream, milk, or custard, sweetened, flavored, and frozen.

      Ice field, an extensive sheet of ice.

      Ice float, Ice floe, a sheet of floating ice similar to an ice field, but smaller.

      Ice foot, shore ice in Arctic regions; an ice belt.

      Ice house, a close-covered pit or building for storing ice.

      Ice machine (Physics), a machine for making ice artificially, as by the production of a low temperature through the sudden expansion of a gas or vapor, or the rapid evaporation of a volatile liquid.

      Ice master. See Ice pilot (below).

      Ice pack, an irregular mass of broken and drifting ice.

      Ice paper, a transparent film of gelatin for copying or reproducing; papier glac['e].

      Ice petrel (Zo["o]l.), a shearwater ( Puffinus gelidus) of the Antarctic seas, abundant among floating ice.

      Ice pick, a sharp instrument for breaking ice into small pieces.

      Ice pilot, a pilot who has charge of a vessel where the course is obstructed by ice, as in polar seas; -- called also ice master.

      Ice pitcher, a pitcher adapted for ice water.

      Ice plow, a large tool for grooving and cutting ice.

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
ice cream

1744, earlier iced cream (1680s), from ice (n.) + cream (n.).

ice cream

n. 1 (context uncountable English) A dessert made from frozen sweetened cream or a similar substance, usually flavoured. 2 (context countable English) A snack consisting of ice cream on a stick, in a cup or in a wafer cone.

ice cream

n. frozen dessert containing cream and sugar and flavoring

Ice Cream (1986 film)

Ice Cream is a 1986 Indian Malayalam film, directed by Antony Eastman and produced by Hameed. The film stars Mammootty, Lissy, Jayarekha and Innocent in lead roles. The film had musical score by Johnson.

Ice cream (disambiguation)

Ice cream is a frozen dessert.

Ice Cream may also refer to:

  • Ice Cream (mango), named mango cultivar originating in Trinidad and Tobago
  • Ice Cream, a clothing brand from Billionaire Boys Club
  • Ice Cream, nickname of Nigerian footballer Osa Guobadia
Ice Cream (mango)

The "Ice Cream" mango is a semi-dwarf mango cultivar that originated in Trinidad and Tobago and was later introduced to Florida.

Ice Cream (Battles song)

"Ice Cream" is a 2011 single by Battles. It consists of two versions of the song "Ice Cream" (one excluding vocals by Matias Aguayo) and a song which did not feature on the LP, entitled "Black Sundome". The single was released in a limited edition with three different album covers and matching vinyl (Strawberry, Banana and Chocolate). The song was also included on the group's second full-length album Gloss Drop.

Pitchfork placed "Ice Cream" at number 47 in its list of "The Top 100 Tracks of 2011".

Ice Cream (I Scream, You Scream, We All Scream for Ice Cream)

"Ice Cream" or "I Scream, You Scream, We All Scream for Ice Cream" is a popular song, first published in 1927, with words and music by Howard Johnson, Billy Moll, and Robert King. After initial success as a late 1920s novelty song, the tune became a traditional jazz standard, while the lyrics refrain "I Scream, You Scream, We All Scream for Ice Cream" has remained a part of popular culture even without the rest of the song.

Ice cream

Ice cream (derived from earlier iced cream or cream ice) is a sweetened frozen food typically eaten as a snack or dessert. It is usually made from dairy products, such as milk and cream, and often combined with fruits or other ingredients and flavours. It is typically sweetened with sucrose, corn syrup, cane sugar, beet sugar, and/or other sweeteners. Typically, flavourings and colourings are added in addition to stabilizers. The mixture is stirred to incorporate air spaces and cooled below the freezing point of water to prevent detectable ice crystals from forming. The result is a smooth, semi-solid foam that is solid at very low temperatures (<35 °F / 2 °C). It becomes more malleable as its temperature increases.

The meaning of the phrase "ice cream" varies from one country to another. Phrases such as " frozen custard", " frozen yogurt", " sorbet", " gelato" and others are used to distinguish different varieties and styles. In some countries, such as the United States, the phrase "ice cream" applies only to a specific variety, and most governments regulate the commercial use of the various terms according to the relative quantities of the main ingredients, notably the amount of cream. Products that do not meet the criteria to be called ice cream are labelled "frozen dairy dessert" instead. In other countries, such as Italy and Argentina, one word is used for all variants. Analogues made from dairy alternatives, such as goat's or sheep's milk, or milk substitutes (e.g., soy milk or tofu), are available for those who are lactose intolerant, allergic to dairy protein, or vegan.

Ice cream may be served in dishes, for eating with a spoon, or in cones, which are licked. Ice cream may be served with other desserts, such as apple pie. Ice cream is used to prepare other desserts, including ice cream floats, sundaes, milkshakes and even baked items, such as the Baked Alaska.

Ice Cream (Raekwon song)

"Ice Cream", released in 1995, is the third solo single by Wu-Tang Clan rapper Raekwon, from his debut studio album Only Built 4 Cuban Linx... (1995).

The song features Method Man in the intro, chorus and outro, Ghostface Killah in the first verse, and Cappadonna in the third, though none of them are officially credited on the single.

The B-side of the single is "Incarcerated Scarfaces" and was featured in the soundtrack of the video game Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories (2005).

Both songs were included on the compilation album The RZA Hits (1999).

Lauryn Hill later sampled "Ice Cream" on her song "I Used to Love Him", from her album The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill.

The Game later remixed "Ice Cream" with his "Can't Understand" freestyle in 2004.

Ice Cream (Hyuna song)

"Ice Cream" is song by South Korean singer Hyuna, and is taken from her second EP, Melting.

The song also features Maboos. On the day that the song was released, 22 October 2012, it was viewed two million times. Within four days, the music video for "Ice Cream" had almost reached eight million views on YouTube. Cube Entertainment (or Play CUBE Entertainment) released the video on YouTube. On 26 October ( KST), the video reached ten million views on YouTube, nine days faster than Gangnam Style, HyunA's first collaboration with PSY. There is an ongoing discussion concerning whether or not the video should have a nineteen-plus rating. The song has a "strong hiphop sound and unique rapping" from Hyuna. On 21 October 2012, the extended play Melting was leaked on a "foreign music site", a day before the EP's intended release. The song nevertheless managed to reach first place on many music websites.

Ice Cream (2014 film)

Ice Cream is a 2014 Telugu horror fiction film written and directed by Ram Gopal Varma. It is the first Indian movie to be filmed with Flowcam System Technology and was released on 12 July 2014. The film deals with a protagonist that is obsessed with eating ice cream and suffers from a nightmare disorder. Upon release, the film became a commercial blockbuster at the box office.

Ice Cream (1993 film)

Ice Cream is a 1993 American surrealist comedy short film written, directed, produced, and edited by Louis C.K. The film stars Laura Kightlinger, Craig Anton, Rick Shapiro, Sheldon Wicowitz, Jim Labrioza, and Mike Ivy. Paul Koestner, who would later work as director of photography on Louie, provided cinematography.

C.K.'s second film released to the public, it won the grand prize at the Aspen Shortsfest in 1994. The film was later released as part of The Short Films of Louis C.K. and on C.K.'s personal YouTube channel.

Ice Cream (2015 film)

Ice Cream is a 2015 Indian Tulu film directed by Venu Gopal Shetty and Pritham Sagar. Roopesh Shetty and Anvitha Rao stars in lead roles.

Ice Cream (2016 film)

Ice Cream is a Bangladeshi coming-of-age romantic drama film written and directed by Redoan Rony and produced by Shukla Banik under the banner of Ping Pong Entertainment. It features Shariful Razz, Kumar Uday, Nazifa Tushi while ATM Shamsuzzaman, Omar Sani, Parveen Sultana Diti and Sayem Shadat in supporting roles.

The film is scheduled for released on 29 April 2016.

Usage examples of "ice cream".

But he wasn't in his eyes - the essential he who had washed her back and punched her in the gut and had done both because he worried about her, worried a lot, the he who had once tried to braid her hair when she was seven, made a botch of it, and then got giggling with her about the way it stuck out everyway, the he who knew how to make cinnamon eggnogs on Sunday that tasted better than anything you could buy for a quarter at the Derry Ice Cream Bar, the father-he, maleman of her life, delivering a mixed post from that other sexual state.

Jeez, I never even liked ice cream all that much, but now that I can't have it, it's all I want!

Cut into rectangles and serve with best-quality vanilla ice cream.

And yet he thought she had left the house soon after he did, driven to the Lankfords' house, shot both of them in the head, then stopped by the grocery store and bought ice cream on the way back to his house.

She was so full she thought she might burst, and she didn't want to see ice cream again for another millennium .

I met my friend Dewey Conroy during that time, and you know he's just as white as vanilla ice cream, but I feel like he's my brother.

I ate slowly, determined to make the ice cream last a long time, and watched her move around behind the counter.