What is ice?

Ice

Ice is water frozen into the solid state. It can appear transparent or opaque bluish-white color, depending on the presence of impurities or air inclusions. The addition of other materials such as soil may further alter the appearance.

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    “A tedious brief scene of young Pyramus
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    That is hot ice and wondrous strange snow!
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)

    ‘Line in nature is not found;
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