Icecube vs Avalanche - What's the difference?
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.
*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.
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).
* snowslide, snowslip
To descend like an avalanche.
To come down upon; to overwhelm.
- The shelf broke and the boxes avalanched the workers.