Associations to the word «Iceberg»


ICEBERG, noun. A huge mass of ocean-floating ice which has broken off a glacier or ice shelf
ICEBERG, noun. (US) (slang) An aloof person.
ICEBERG, noun. (figuratively) (after an adjective) An impending disastrous event whose adverse effects are only beginning to show, in reference to one-tenth of the volume of an iceberg being visible above water.
ICEBERG LETTUCE, noun. A lettuce cultivar noted for its crunchiness; the most familiar of all lettuces sold in the United States.

Dictionary definition

ICEBERG, noun. A large mass of ice floating at sea; usually broken off of a polar glacier.
ICEBERG, noun. Lettuce with crisp tightly packed light-green leaves in a firm head; "iceberg is still the most popular lettuce".

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