iceberg

Part of speech: noun

A thick, mass of ice found floating in the sea.

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Usage examples "iceberg":

  1. Gunshots, answered by the cannon, were repeated at intervals of a few minutes, and soon the " Alaska" steamed around an iceberg and made all speed toward the north of the island. - "The Waif of the "Cynthia"", André Laurie and Jules Verne.
  2. And they began cutting steps in the iceberg, and at last the ice pick of the foremost came up over the edge. - "Eskimo Folktales", Unknown.
  3. He seems to have a genius for taking warmth by the neck and shaking enough degrees of heat out of it to turn a conflagration into an iceberg. - "Paste Jewels", John Kendrick Bangs.