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ICE

abbreviation for INSTITUTE OF CHARTERED ENGINEERS.
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Cubon, of Far Eastern University, broke the ice in the 52nd minute as the Filipinos shook off a lethargic start.
Towering a good two feet over normal rail height, this seaside chunk of danger has been luring thrill seekers for several years now, ever since Australian Cale Nuske broke the ice with a foolhardy crooked grind.
It has been two-and-a-half years since city officials broke the ice with the idea of a skating oval.