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Definition of "ice pick" [ice pick]

  • A pointed awl for chipping or breaking ice. (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.

Use "ice pick" in a sentence
  • "Throwing the ice pick in the knapsack, he threw the whole thing on his back and his leg over the saddle of the ATV, a thing built by Honda called a Foreman."
  • "I was in the self-arrest position, but my torso slipped below the axe, both my feet skidded onto the rock slab, and my weight fell on the ice pick too abruptly."
  • "We later performed analyses of three five-minute periods of the EEGs: the first five minutes of the meditation and prayer, the last five minutes of the meditation and prayer, and the five minutes when the ice pick was in his cheek."