In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(frozen water) hielo masculine(cave/crystal) (before noun) de hieloat 0°C water turns to ice — a 0°C el agua se transforma en hielo
- the lakes and ponds turned to ice — se helaron los lagos y estanques
- her feet turned to ice — se le helaron / congelaron los pies
- your hands are like ice! — ¡tienes las manos heladas!
- At night, his hands and feet are cold as blocks of ice.
- When it comes to gauging the temperature, frozen blocks of ice clogging up your rod rings are as crystal clear an indicator as anyone could wish for.
- A blue beam shot out of my armor and froze Floria in a solid block of ice.
- The air was still, the rocks frosted and frozen and ice crystals decorated every boulder.
- It is a solid river of ice broken into huge blocks, thrust downwards by a glacier or very large Yeti.
- Eventually they learnt to leave a full bucket of water outdoors until it had frozen solid and then hollow out the block of ice.
- It was mid-February, a frigid cold day where ice had frozen on the bus windows, and by the end of the ride you couldn't feel your toes.
- Then the world became cold and lifeless, and froze into solid ice.
- For example, a solid substance like ice is composed of water molecules that are bound relatively close together and neatly ordered.
- That way the mixture will freeze quicker, preventing ice from crystallizing and giving you a smoother product.
- In a matter of seconds, the toxarin was frozen into a solid block of ice.
- Now it's well established that at the poles they've got lots of solid ice, solid water in other words, but then close by [there are] these sand dunes.
- Chenu reached over and touched it, and sure enough, it was a solid block of ice.
- It was crystallized and covered in a cover of solid ice.
- By morning the water had frozen solid, encasing the scope in a block of ice.
- If ice did not float, all bodies of water would freeze from the bottom up, becoming solid masses of ice and destroying all life in them.
- The crystallization process is somewhat similar to how water freezes and ice crystals form.
- Her foot broke through a patch of brittle ice to black frozen mud below.
- To keep food cool in summer we had an ice chest for which blocks of ice were transported from town.
- It froze into solid, treacherous ice when the temperature dropped again at night.
2.1US (sherbet)sorbete masculinehelado de agua masculine Southern Conenieve feminine Mexico
- The apple sorbet is as refreshing an ice as you could hope to taste.
- Unwilling to tear ourselves away from the view, we spent another half-hour on the ice nougat with rum and raisin raspberry coulis.
- Remember that frosty ice drink you loved as a child which left your tongue bright orange or blue?
- You are really looking at water ices appearing in the 1660s, and cream ices appearing in the 18th century.
- Water ices appeared in Europe in the 1660s and ices made with sweetened milk first appeared in Naples in 1664.
- Oh, and there's treacle tart or very creamy home-made ices for pudding.
- On the ice cream front I managed to get by with only two tubs of vanilla ice, two of orange sorbet, one portion of rose, two of pear, and 500 ml of mango.
- Manfully, I choose from the small list of ices and sorbets a Trufito.
- An ice cream van which sold ices to fellow challengers during the 25-day trip also made it to the African destination.
- Try serving ices and sorbets in flower-studded ‘ice-bowls’.
- The ices at Corrado Costanzo in Noto, Sicily, are arguably the best you can find anywhere in the world.
2.2British (ice cream)helado masculine
3dated, slang(diamonds)pedruscos masculine informalbrillantes masculine
- The pricey drink comes with just one piece of ice: a diamond.
1(drink) enfriar(drink) (by adding ice cubes) ponerle hielo a
2(cake) (con fondant) bañar
- And with a couple of minutes left, Moffett iced the Damolly cake.
- Laying the road surfaces has been compared to icing a cake.
- Bake shop students, SAs Daniel Herzog and Jesus Collazo get a close look at the proper way to ice a cake.
- Back in November, I made my own Christmas cake, and iced it mid-December.
- If they can't wait long enough to ice fairy cakes, have some extra that can be eaten immediately.
- Turn the layers out onto cake racks to cool thoroughly before icing the cake.
- This cake can also be iced: melt together 150g dark chocolate with 150 ml double cream and 25g butter.
- For £1m they suggested buying your own Mediterranean island and icing your wedding cake with solid gold.
- Using a fine nozzle, the design is extruded onto the surface in a manner a bit like icing a cake.
- David even has a job icing cakes in a supermarket to supplement the family's income.
- Be sure and save a fair amount of frosting in the bowls for icing the cookies themselves.
- I slammed the kitchen door on the pair of them and set about icing my cake.
- She poured three glasses of milk, and then went to help her mother ice the cake.
- Brown polished it off, helping English to a battling 75 before icing the cake with a fierce drive through mid-wicket towards the nearest hedge.
- There will also be a demonstration on cake icing and decorating.
- When cool, ice with chocolate icing and cut into squares.
- There were examples of mothers who iced cakes, kept chickens, and (as with the women graduates) took in laundry and lodgers to help with finance.
- The hot-cross buns are still iced by hand in the bakery, and the produce comes primarily from local growers in season.
- I was fully prepared to ice cupcakes for the rest of my life, and never speak about this again.
- England, however, made the fatal error of believing this advance publicity - and in their haste, they tried to ice their cake before it had had time to cool.
3(victory) asegurar US informal
- Detroit has iced a contender in each of the past dozen years.
- Her three-point play with 1: 31 left iced the Huskies' victory over Oklahoma in San Antonio.
4(puck) lanzar hasta el otro extremo de la pista
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