Ice-plant

Definitions

  • Ice plant compression pumps
    Ice plant compression pumps
  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Ice-plant a plant whose leaves glisten in the sun as if covered with ice
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. is; Ger. eis, Ice., Dan. is.

Usage

In literature:

Then ice-bound winter locks the fields, nor lets The young plant fix its frozen root to earth.
"The Georgics" by Virgil
Can you really plant ice cream?
"The Bobbsey Twins in the Country" by Laura Lee Hope
Her banner is planted on ice.
"The White Company" by Arthur Conan Doyle
The girl crushed an ice-plant leaf between her fingers.
"The Story of an African Farm" by (AKA Ralph Iron) Olive Schreiner
They serve as reservoirs for the water supply of towns and power plants and as sources of ice and fish.
"The Red Man's Continent" by Ellsworth Huntington
An ice plant of this sort will cost from fifteen to twenty dollars.
"Three Acres and Liberty" by Bolton Hall
There would be a ten (or more) gallon container of ice cream from Johncox Ice Cream Plant.
"The Biography of a Rabbit" by Roy Benson
The Enemy planted the mint in its bed of chipped ice.
"The Man From Brodney's" by George Barr McCutcheon
You're racing dogs, not ice plants.
"Baldy of Nome" by Esther Birdsall Darling
Why is the Ice plant so called?
"The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction, Vol. 19, Issue 549 (Supplementary issue)" by Various
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In poetry:

The poor old guy plumb dead was found
And planted in the buryin’ ground,
Still graspin’ in his hand of ice
Them placards with this sad device:
"No beer, no work."
"No Beer, No Work" by Ellis Parker Butler

In news:

The ordinance was regarding Ice Plant Properties in its attempt to establish a Planned Unit Development.
Good Humor shortage has hit the Northeast – a result of a sweltering heat wave combined with the closing of one of the ice cream maker's manufacturing plants.
The 24-hour ice-dispensing machines on the south wall of this West Lawn ice plant are perfect for those early AM occasions when you need a trunkful of 40-pound ice blocks to cool down a stiff before the sun rises.
"This Is a Smoked Salmon-Infused Vodka with a Few Drips of Ice-Plant Tincture Served Over Fresh Lava Rocks".
The Humboldt County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to allot $500,000 in Headwaters Fund money for a new Humboldt Bay-based flake ice plant .
Engineer's Ice Plant Helps Power County.
The Humboldt County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to allot $500,000 in Headwaters Fund money for a new Humboldt Bay-based flake ice plant.
146 Standback Ferry Ice Plant Road, 704-694-2604 Wadesboro.
An autopsy was scheduled Friday for a 23-year-old servicewoman who was killed when her car drifted off state Route 56 in the Torrey Highlands area, overturned and tumbled down an ice plant-covered embankment.
Ice and snow pack may limit biological activity but deep in the water invasive aquatic plants over-winter until ice-out.
Safeway Ice Cream Plant, Bellevue, Wash.
We planted wheat in the fall of 2007 in conditions so dry that much of it west of Great Bend did not emerge until after the December 2007 ice storm.
And that fleet has a high demand for ice, said plant manager Dave Ohmer.
SALISBURY — Normally, ice and snow would be a major topic of discussion in January, but unseasonable weather has many gardeners concerned about the negative effect on plant growth.
When ice is melting , avoid sweeping the puddles of salty water into planting areas.
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