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ice down

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.
See also: down, ice

ice something down

to cool something with ice. They are icing the champagne down now. They are icing down the champagne now.
See also: down, ice

ice down

v.
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.
See also: down, ice
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"It's very uneventful, but I just sort of have to be very meticulous and methodical in my warm-ups and icing down and just do that for probably the next month or so and I imagine I'll be fine."
Phyllis Francis was icing down after that race, and unavailable for comment, but Johnson said she had a ready answer for his somewhat testy query.
Apply icing down the two short sides (slightly in from the edges) and along the bottom of wall piece C.
Squeeze icing down the sides and across the bottom of wall piece D and attach to gable pieces A and B.
"I had gone from Marco Pierre White's in London with twenty-something cooks under me, to being the guy who was making mashed potatoes every day and icing down the fish at night," he explains.
Rajon Rondo collected 12 points and 7 assists before sitting out the final 10 minutes while icing down a floor burn on his right hand.
Metalcasting chills work much in the same way as icing down cans of beer on a hot summer day.
Chill out Icing down patients whose hearts had stopped boosted their chances of survival and prevent brain damage (161: 115).
Icing down an injured area is one of the best ways to lessen the pain and swelling.
"We have people stepping up and, like coach said, filling their role," Bamberger said while icing down a right wrist bearing some nasty-looking, stick-related marks.
It sounds cold, but icing down patients who have just had a heart stoppage may boost their survival chances and prevent brain damage in those who do pull through, two new studies show.
Pipe or spread icing down center of each cookie on plate.