Icecube vs Avalanche - What's the difference?

icecube | avalanche |


As nouns the difference between icecube and avalanche

is that icecube is (rare) while avalanche is a large mass or body of snow and ice sliding swiftly down a mountain side, or falling down a precipice.

As a verb avalanche is

to descend like an avalanche.

icecube

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • (rare)
  • *2011 , , The Stand: Complete and uncut edition , p. 298:
  • She began to listen for the clunk and drop of the icecubes again— She fought it off.

    avalanche

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A large mass or body of snow and ice sliding swiftly down a mountain side, or falling down a precipice.
  • A fall of earth, rocks, etc., similar to that of an avalanche of snow or ice.
  • A sudden, great, or irresistible descent or influx of anything.
  • Anything like an avalanche in suddenness and overwhelming quantity (like a barrage, blitz, etc).
  • Synonyms

    * snowslide, snowslip

    Verb

    (avalanch)
  • To descend like an avalanche.
  • To come down upon; to overwhelm.
  • The shelf broke and the boxes avalanched the workers.