Definition of Ice-free
1. Adjective. Free of ice and open to travel. "An ice-free channel in the river"
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Literary usage of Ice-free
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society by Royal Meteorological Society (Great Britain) (1902)
"Bear Island, however, was ice-free exceptionally early. ... The west coast was ice-free all the summer. As early as the beginning of July the south-east ..."
2. The Geographical Journal by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain). (1898)
"Assuming that one-fourth part of it is ice-free, the ice-breaker would cover thi» ice-free portion at a speed of 12 knots. One-fifth part of the total ..."
3. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society by Royal Meteorological Society (Great Britain) (1906)
"mean of eight ice-free years. L. Mecking has come to a similar result aa regards the ... 70° N. An ice- free year will be determined by a summer condition, ..."
4. The Voyage of the Vega Round Asia and Europe: With a Historical Review of by Adolf Erik Nordenskiöld (1885)
"The whole day we continued our voyage eastwards with glorious weather over a smooth ice-free sea, and in the same way on the 1st September, with a gentle ..."