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reach a critical massWhen one works, reworks, tries every trick in the book, one can attain the verge of an explosion.Rate it:

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consume mass quantitiesTo eat or drink abundant amounts of food or beverage.Rate it:

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consume mass quantitiesTo use large amounts of any resource.Rate it:

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mass destructionUsed other than as an idiom: see mass, destruction.Rate it:

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mass destructionKilling of large numbers of people.Rate it:

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ice overTo become covered in ice, usually of a body of water.Rate it:

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ice upTo become clogged with ice, usually of a mechanical device.Rate it:

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sell ice to eskimosTo persuade people to go against their best interests or to accept something unnecessary or preposterous.Rate it:

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break the iceTo start to get to know people, by avoiding awkwardness.Rate it:

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cold as iceVery cold.Rate it:

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cut no iceTo have no influence (on).Rate it:

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ice coolcalm and composed in a difficult situation.Rate it:

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ice creamcold dessertRate it:

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ice creamdessert itemRate it:

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ice cubeUsed other than as an idiom: see ice, cube.Rate it:

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ice cubeAny small piece of ice used for cooling drinks, larger than crushed ice, regardless of their shape.Rate it:

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ice cubessmall frozen blocksRate it:

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ice maidenA woman who comes from a frozen climate.Rate it:

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ice maidenAn ice queen; a beautiful but heartless woman.Rate it:

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ice queenA beautiful but heartless woman.Rate it:

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ice queenA female ice-skating champion.Rate it:

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ice-calmExtremely calmRate it:

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ice-calmExtreme calm, utter calmnessRate it:

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keep someone on iceto keep someone uninformed or uncontactedRate it:

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on icein abeyance, pendingRate it:

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on iceNot being used, or not to be used e.g.Rate it:

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on icePerformed by ice skaters as an ice show.Rate it:

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on thin iceIn a dangerous, hazardous, or delicate situation; at risk.Rate it:

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skate on thin iceIn a risky, potentially dangerous or delicate situation.Rate it:

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stink on iceTo be of very poor quality, even repulsive.Rate it:

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you can't walk on iceOne cannot except to go onto the battlefield, without all of your equipmentRate it:

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death spiralA manoeuvre in which a male skater spins in place while holding one hand of his female skating partner as she circles around him with one skate on the ice and one leg extended outward parallel to the ice surface, all the while slowly lowering herself until her back almost touches the ice surface.Rate it:

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in silicoalluding to the mass use of silicon for semiconductor computer chips, is an expression used to mean "performed on computer or via computer simulation."Rate it:

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big upTo increase one's muscle mass through exercise.Rate it:

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assembly linemass production systemRate it:

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auf dünnem Eison thin iceRate it:

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bleu, blanc et rougeThe Montreal Canadiens ice hockey club.Rate it:

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bulk upTo train the body with a high-calorie diet and intense weightlifting in order to increase the overall mass of the body, especially the muscles.Rate it:

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face offThe starting point, in a match of ice hockey. Two players face each other, for snatching the puck.Rate it:

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final solutionThe planned and attempted mass murder of the European Jews by the Nazis; the Holocaust.Rate it:

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get offTo disembark from mass transportation, such as a bus or train.Rate it:

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hulk outTo gain significant muscle mass from exercise.Rate it:

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long drinkAny drink containing more than 5 ounces of liquid and less than 9 ounces. Typically, a long drink will have lots of ice and mixer.Rate it:

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mint chocolate chipIce cream made with a spearmint or peppermint base and chocolate chips.Rate it:

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on the rocksPoured over ice, usually in reference to alcoholic drinks.Rate it:

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only the tip of the icebergTip of the iceberg speaks to the relative size of an Atlantic iceberg as the exposed tip above the seas' surface is only one eighth of the actual vertical size of the entire mass. Seven eighths of the ice is below the sea level.Rate it:

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pack onTo add so as to increase mass or bulk.Rate it:

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pink slimeAn undesirable pink-colored microbial mass occurring in the slurry used in making paper. [from 1951]Rate it:

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PRICEInitialism of protect, rest, ice, compression, and elevation : a common treatment method for sprained joints.Rate it:

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see the forest for the treesTo discern an overall pattern from a mass of detail; to see the bigger picture, or the broader, more general situation. Generally used in the negative.Rate it:

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