What does icicle mean?

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ˈaɪ sɪ kəlici·cle

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. icicle(noun)

    ice resembling a pendent spear, formed by the freezing of dripping water


  1. icicle(Noun)

    a spear-shape of ice

    Etymology: From isykle, equivalent to . Cognate with Isjäkel, Ishekel, ijskegel, dialectal jisegel, isjukel. More at ice, ickle.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Icicle(noun)

    a pendent, and usually conical, mass of ice, formed by freezing of dripping water; as, the icicles on the eaves of a house

    Etymology: [OE. isikel, AS. sgicel; s ice + gicel icicle; akin to Icel. jkull; cf. Gael. eigh ice, Ir. aigh.]


  1. Icicle

    Icicle is the name of two fictional DC Comics supervillains.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Icicle

    īs′i-kl, n. a hanging point of ice formed by the freezing of dropping water. [A.S. ísgicel, for isesgicel; ises being the gen. of ís, ice, and gicel, an icicle; cf. Ice. jökull.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of icicle in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of icicle in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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