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phrasal verb [intransitive]
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theyice over
he/she/itices over
present participleicing over
past tenseiced over
past participleiced over

or ice up

  1. to become covered with ice

    Drivers faced a new danger as roads iced over when floodwater froze.

    The pond was iced over for most of the winter.

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