What does iceberg mean?

iceberg meaning in General Dictionary

A large size of ice generally floating in the ocean

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  • a big mass of ice floating at water; frequently broken from a polar glacier
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  • A large mass of ice, generally floating in the ocean.

iceberg meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1774, partial loan-translation of Dutch ijsberg, virtually "ice hill," from ijs "ice" (see ice (letter.)) + berg "mountain" (see barrow (n.2)). A youthful term had been sea-hill (1690s). Term tip regarding the iceberg, in a figurative good sense, initially taped 1962. Iceberg lettuce attested from 1893.


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iceberg meaning in General Dictionary

(letter.) A large size of ice, usually drifting inside ocean.


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