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Definition of "ice field" [ice field]

  • A large, level expanse of floating ice that is more than eight kilometers (five miles) in its greatest dimension. (noun)
  • A very large flat expanse of ice floating in the sea; large ice floe (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • A large mass of ice permanently covering an extensive area of land (noun)

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