de-ice de-ice


  • (v) make or become free of frost or ice



  1. News footage showed tanks being used to clear ice from a highway in Anhui province, and flamethrowers were used to de-ice power lines.
  2. Danish troops were surprised to receive a supply shipment containing snow shovels, salt to de-ice roads, and lawn mowers.


  1. Citizens group: Fracking law’s holes big enough to melt ice

    Could waste products from the hydrofracking process be used to de-ice the streets of Hudson? This was the question raised by the only member of the public to attend Monday’s public hearing on the city
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Daily Mail

  2. Traces of airport de-icer in tributary

    Little has been said about airport de-icer allowed to leave through a tributary that leads to Plaster Creek and, eventually, to the Grand River.
    on June 7, 2013     Source: WOOD TV 8 Grand Rapids

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  1. "We got in later than normal because we had to wait a long time to de-ice," Skiles said. "But other than that, no trouble."
    on Feb 15, 2007 By: Scott Skiles Source: Chicago Sun-Times

  2. "It was sleeting again and it wasn't great conditions," Sutton said. "We were out there for six hours Friday, they de-iced the plane and then the de-ice truck hit the plane and then the sleet kept coming."
    on Jan 12, 2007 By: Sean Sutton Source: ESPN

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