What does ice cream mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ice cream, icecream(noun)

    frozen dessert containing cream and sugar and flavoring


  1. ice cream(Noun)

    A dessert made from frozen sweetened cream or a similar substance, usually flavoured.

  2. ice cream(Noun)

    A snack consisting of ice cream on a stick or in a wafer cone.

  3. Origin: iced + cream


  1. Ice cream

    Ice cream is a frozen dessert usually made from dairy products, such as milk and cream and often combined with fruits or other ingredients and flavours. Most varieties contain sugar, although some are made with other sweeteners. In some cases, artificial flavourings and colourings are used in addition to, or instead of, the natural ingredients. The mixture of chosen ingredients is stirred slowly while cooling, in order to incorporate air and to prevent large ice crystals from forming. The result is a smoothly textured semi-solid foam that is malleable and can be scooped. The meaning of the phrase "ice cream" varies from one country to another. Phrases such as "frozen custard", "frozen yogurt", "sorbet", "gelato" and others are used to distinguish different varieties and styles. In some countries, such as the United States, the phrase "ice cream" applies only to a specific variety, and most governments regulate the commercial use of the various terms according to the relative quantities of the main ingredients. In other countries, such as Italy and Argentina, one word is used for all variants. Analogues made from dairy alternatives, such as goat's or sheep's milk, or milk substitutes, are available for those who are lactose intolerant, allergic to dairy protein, or vegan. The most popular flavours of ice cream are vanilla and chocolate.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Ice Cream

    A frozen dairy food made from cream or butterfat, milk, sugar, and flavorings. Frozen custard and French-type ice creams also contain eggs.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ice cream in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ice cream in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Vickie Kloeris:

    Pizza is one and so is ice cream.

  2. Davis Love, Jr.:

    All problems can be solved over ice cream!

  3. Hillary Clinton:

    It's Fourth of July. You've got to get some ice cream.

  4. Brad Pitt:

    Being married means I can break wind and eat ice cream in bed.

  5. Dana Kofsky:

    People don't realize that it often has more sugar than ice cream.

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