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1. To apply ice to a particular body part or area, as after an injury or strenuous exercise. A noun or pronoun can be used between "ice" and "down." I need to ice down my ankle after that fall. The pitcher is icing his arm down after the big game.
2. To apply ice to something in order to keep its temperature low. A noun or pronoun can be used between "ice" and "down." They're icing down the organ for transport. Ice these drinks down, will you? No one wants warm beer.
1. To treat someone with a lack of affection or warmth. In this usage, a noun or pronoun can be used between "ice" and "out." I don't understand why Nelle is icing me out like this—what did I ever do to her?
2. slang To embellish something with diamonds. Did you see that rock he got her? Her finger is totally iced out now!
To become covered in or coated with ice. If the temperature drops any more, the steps will definitely ice over tonight.
ice the kicker
In American football, to call a time out just before the opposing team's kicker attempts a field goal, with the intent of negatively affecting the kicker's focus or confidence (i.e. "icing them" or "getting in their head"). Almost exclusively done at the end of the game when the field goal could win or tie the game. Even though they tried to ice the kicker, he still hit the 63-yard field goal attempt.
ice the puck
In ice hockey, to commit an icing, a minor infraction that occurs when the puck is advanced from behind one's own team's red line to beyond the other team's goal line without being touched by the other team. Come on, man, how could you ice the puck at a crucial time in the game like this?
1. To become covered in or coated with ice. If the temperature drops any more, the steps will definitely ice up overnight.
2. To cause something to become covered in or coated with ice. In this usage, a noun or pronoun can be used between "ice" and "up." The frigid temperature iced the steps up overnight.
slang Embellished with diamonds. Did you see that rock he got her? Her finger is totally iced out now!
[for water] to freeze and develop a covering of ice. I can't wait for the river to ice over so we can do some ice fishing.
ice something down
to cool something with ice. They are icing the champagne down now. They are icing down the champagne now.
ice something up
to cause something to become icy. I hope the cold doesn't ice the roads up. The wind and rain iced up the roads.
to become icy. Are the roads icing up?
1. To cool something or keep something cold with ice: I iced down a bottle of champagne. Ice the fish down until it's time to cook it.
2. To soothe something, especially a sore or injured muscle, by applying ice: The coach iced down the player's injury. Ice your sore muscles down; you'll feel better.
To cover or decorate something with diamonds: The medallion was completely iced out. The performers went to the jewelry store and iced out their wrists.
1. To become covered with ice: The road has iced up, so be careful.
2. To cause something to become covered with ice: The storm has iced up the bridges. The cold weather iced the pond up, so we decided to go skating.
mod. settled once and for all; done easily. I’ve got it iced. Nothing to it.
mod. wearing lots of diamonds (see also ice (sense 1).) That dude is really iced out!