Meaning of ice sculpture in English:

ice sculpture


  • 1The action or process by which a glacier shapes a landscape.

  • 2A naturally occurring ice formation, especially one which is pleasing or impressive in appearance (now rare).

  • 3The art of carving (especially representational) forms in blocks of ice; a sculpture carved from ice.


Mid 19th century; earliest use found in John Tyndall (1820–1893), physicist and mountaineer.