Definitions for icebergˈaɪs bɜrg
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a large mass of ice floating at sea; usually broken off of a polar glacier
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lettuce with crisp tightly packed light-green leaves in a firm head
"iceberg is still the most popular lettuce"
A huge mass of ocean-floating ice which has broken off a glacier or ice shelf
The Titanic hit an iceberg and sank.
Origin: From Eisberg, compound of Eis “ice” + Berg “mountain”. First used to describe a glacier as seen at a distance from a ship then used as a term to describe the floating chunks of ice broken off from such glaciers. Compare ijsberg, isbjerg, / isberg, Welsh eisberg.
a large mass of ice, generally floating in the ocean
Origin: [Prob. of Scand. origin; cf. Dan. iisbierg, Sw. isberg, properly, a mountain of ice. See Ice, and Berg.]
An iceberg is a large piece of freshwater ice that has broken off a glacier or an ice shelf and is floating freely in open water. It may subsequently become frozen into pack ice. As it drifts into shallower waters, it may come into contact with the seabed, a process referred to as seabed gouging by ice.
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That number is the tip of the iceberg.
We're afraid this is the tip of the iceberg.
I think people should know about it. My story is just the tip of (the) iceberg.
This may be only the tip of the iceberg. You're going to see this continue and develop.
A Conspiracy is like an Iceberg........there is a lot more to it than what meets the eye
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- جبل جليدي, جبل جليدArabic
- mynydd iâ, eisbergWelsh
- Eisberg, Ice BergGerman
- banquisa, témpano, iceberg, témpano de hieloSpanish
- iceberg, izozmendiBasque
- آیسبرگ, یخکوهPersian
- iceberg, montagne de glaceFrench
- eigh-bheinnScottish Gaelic
- קַרְחוֹן יַמִּיHebrew
- gunung esIndonesian
- borgarísjaki, ísjakiIcelandic
- 氷山, 빙산Korean
- санта, санта мразMacedonian
- isfjell, isbergNorwegian
- góra lodowaPolish
- icebergue, icebergPortuguese
- санта, santa leda, санта леда, sȃntaSerbo-Croatian
- ľadovec, kryhaSlovak
- buzdağı, aysbergTurkish
- núi băng trôiVietnamese
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