iceberg

IPA: ˈaɪsbɝg

noun

  • (obsolete) The seaward end of a glacier. [:Template:SAFESUBST:–Template:SAFESUBST: c.]
  • A huge mass of ocean-floating ice which has broken off a glacier or ice shelf [from Template:SAFESUBST: c.]
  • (US, slang) An aloof person. [from Template:SAFESUBST: c.]
  • (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.

Examples of "iceberg" in Sentences

  • This is literally the tip of the iceberg.
  • Sadly, that is just the tip of the iceberg.
  • Battleground is just the tip of the iceberg.
  • The iceberg appeared directly in front of the Titanic.
  • He's describing the largest iceberg in the north pole.
  • The Paramount acquisition was only the tip of the iceberg.
  • Seeing iceberg melting, people thought that it is a crisis.
  • The list in the guideline now is only the tip of the iceberg.
  • The parenthesis about laksha was just the tip of the iceberg.
  • Whoever thinks those pics are a eroded iceberg is not very smart.
  • It is now known that the milestone is just the tip of the iceberg.
  • Nice try, someone needs a basic understanding of what an iceberg is bobby.
  • "But even when you see the tip of the iceberg, you have a pretty good idea of what the rest of the iceberg is likely to look like."
  • A joint Australian-French study has discovered the calving of a large iceberg from the Mertz Glacier in the Australian Antarctic Territory.
  • As for other toppings, the coolness of iceberg is preferred over leafier greens, and if you can find red, ripe tomatoes, throw on a few of those, too.
  • And in case you get tired of all that ice, the actual heat generated to cool the iceberg is utilised to create hot water lagoons in the nearby cement works quarry.
  • When I go swimming, spectators reach for their mobiles to call in iceberg alerts … … … … or the whaling fleets to report a new species that needs “researching” … … … …
  • I wanted to get close to them to see what they looked like above and below the water, and I wanted to see for myself if it was true that only one-third of the iceberg is above water.
  • ‡ Most of the ice in an iceberg is underwater, leaving only the “tip of the iceberg” visible—a fact that is often alluded to in discussions of subjects in which the most important aspects are hidden from view.

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