icicle


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ice resembling a pendent spear, formed by the freezing of dripping water

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Even as we gazed we could hear the process going on, for presently with a tiny splash a drop of water would fall from the far-off icicle on to the column below.
One little nook, for instance, was no larger than an unusually big doll's house, and yet it might have been a model for the whole place, for the water dropped, tiny icicles hung, and spar columns were forming in just the same way.
It was a frosty kind of brightness, too, like that of an icicle in the moonlight.
Little snow people, like her, eat nothing but icicles.
Walls of ice, carved with strange figures, were around her; glittering icicles hung from the high roof, and soft, white snow covered the hard floors.
On she went to the Frost-King's throne, bearing two crowns, one of sparkling icicles, the other of pure white lilies, and kneeling before him, said,--
A little flock of these titmice came daily to pick a dinner out of my woodpile, or the crumbs at my door, with faint flitting lisping notes, like the tinkling of icicles in the grass, or else with sprightly day day day, or more rarely, in spring-like days, a wiry summery phe-be from the woodside.
It was a fresh, crystal morning, with icicles hanging like dazzling pendants from the trees and a glaze of pale blue on the surface of the snow.
The tall pines seemed sprinkled with a silver dust, and the willows, studded with minute icicles reflecting the prismatic rays, brought to mind the fairy trees conjured up by the caliph's story-teller to adorn his vale of diamonds.
With this he conducted me to the verge of the cataract, and pointed along the side of the ravine to a number of curious looking roots, some three or four inches in thickness, and several feet long, which, after twisting among the fissures of the rock, shot perpendicularly from it and ran tapering to a point in the air, hanging over the gulf like so many dark icicles.
I just don't drink,' replied Nikita without lifting his eyes but looking askance at his scanty beard and moustache and getting the icicles out of them.
Icicles can damage siding and window sills, plus create slippery sheets of ice below.
We are glad that our 'An Icicle Xmas' theme together with 'snowfall' and 'interactive snowman' are well liked and enjoyed by shoppers.
Look for versions where the light moves down the icicle so it looks like dripping water.
Liverpool LOVES: | |Ian McNabb of the Icicle Works, above, MIC Lowry, above right, Sense of Sound, right, and host John Bishop, left, at the With Love From Liverpool concert at the ECHO Arena DAVID MUNN