icicle


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icicle

[ī‚sik·əl]
(hydrology)
Ice shaped like a narrow cone, hanging point downward from a roof, fence, or other sheltered or heated source from which water flows and freezes in below-freezing air.
References in classic literature ?
Little snow people, like her, eat nothing but icicles.
One little nook, for instance, was no larger than an unusually big doll's house, and yet it might have been a model for the whole place, for the water dropped, tiny icicles hung, and spar columns were forming in just the same way.
On she went to the Frost-King's throne, bearing two crowns, one of sparkling icicles, the other of pure white lilies, and kneeling before him, said,--
By way of ornament to the dull brown walls, icicles appear in the crevices of the timber, gleaming at intervals in the red fire-light.
An there he was, nailed to the door in the blazing summer day, till he burned almost red-hot; and there he was, nailed to the door all the bitter winter nights, till his brass nose was dropping with icicles.
The sharp blue sky shone, the white fields and hills glittered, the fringe of icicles around the eaves of Uncle Alec's house sparkled.
There, far from the village street, and except at very long intervals, from the jingle of sleigh-bells, I slid and skated, as in a vast moose-yard well trodden, overhung by oak woods and solemn pines bent down with snow or bristling with icicles.
A little flock of these titmice came daily to pick a dinner out of my woodpile, or the crumbs at my door, with faint flitting lisping notes, like the tinkling of icicles in the grass, or else with sprightly day day day, or more rarely, in spring-like days, a wiry summery phe-be from the woodside.
Look for versions where the light moves down the icicle so it looks like dripping water.
Liverpool LOVES: | |Ian McNabb of the Icicle Works, above, MIC Lowry, above right, Sense of Sound, right, and host John Bishop, left, at the With Love From Liverpool concert at the ECHO Arena DAVID MUNN
Paine & Partners intends to reinitiate a sale process for Icicle upon completion of the 2015 salmon season.
He has been curating films for the Icicle Creek Film Series for the past year and is launching the first Young Filmmakers Camp at Icicle Creek in August.