plate ice

plate ice

[′plāt ‚īs]
(oceanography)
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Scientists in Iceland tested two commercial cooling media, which they called liquid ice A and B, and compared their performance to conventional plate ice during an eight-day storage of chilled whole gutted haddock.
The first commercially manufactured ice, known as plate ice, was produced in sheets measuring 20' x 10' x 1' and weighing close to 14,000 pounds.