ice plant

Definitions

  • Ice plant compression pumps
    Ice plant compression pumps
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n ice plant Old World annual widely naturalized in warm regions having white flowers and fleshy foliage covered with hairs that resemble ice
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Ice plant (Bot) A plant (Mesembryanthemum crystallinum), sprinkled with pellucid, watery vesicles, which glisten like ice. It is native along the Mediterranean, in the Canaries, and in South Africa. Its juice is said to be demulcent and diuretic; its ashes are used in Spain in making glass.
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Usage

In literature:

How could people plant potatoes in ice?
"The Home" by Fredrika Bremer
Ice Plant Your looks freeze me.
"Your Plants" by James Sheehan
We then planted our staff in the centre, and secured the shrouds to some large blocks of ice we had dragged up for the purpose.
"Peter the Whaler" by W.H.G. Kingston
Many a hundred years has gone by since this happened, but still if you travel in that land you may see the ice-plant and the evergreen tree.
"A Child's Book of Saints" by William Canton
Where on the river he was planting in the ice long thick-set rows of pines or branches in double rows twice a sled length apart.
"The History of the American Expedition Fighting the Bolsheviki" by Joel R. Moore
The horseman disappeared at that moment behind the railroad icing plant.
"Laramie Holds the Range" by Frank H. Spearman
They set up a freezing plant, and shut in their land with a bulkhead of ice several feet thick.
"Diggers in the Earth" by Eva March Tappan
Nearby are the laundry, ice plant, steam plant, and other common utilities.
"Zeppelin" by Harry Vissering
A study of the flight of animals and plants in front of the great advancing ice sheet is a subject of intense interest.
"Nature's Miracles, Volume 1" by Elisha Gray
A gorgeous bordering of a species of ice plant with splendid magenta blooms was especially effective.
"A Flight in Spring" by J. Harris Knowles
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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:

Jack Livingood and Dr Lorin Broadbent purchased the inactive Park City Ice Water plant in August 2011 after the previous owners declared bankruptcy.
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.
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.
"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.
Safeway Ice Cream Plant, Bellevue, Wash.
And that fleet has a high demand for ice, said plant manager Dave Ohmer.
The vacant ice plant on Riberia Street will become a distillery .
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.
Baskin-Robbins plans to close its last North American ice cream plant when it pulls the plug on a factory in Canada this fall and moves to outsource all of its ice cream manufacturing.
When ice is melting , avoid sweeping the puddles of salty water into planting areas.
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