Today's Word of the Day means...
To remove the tension at a first meeting, at the opening of a party, etc.: “That joke really broke the ice at the conference; we all relaxed afterward.”
To dissipate the sense of strain among people who do not know each other: I broke the ice by saying she looked like Charlemagne's mother (late 1500s+)
Excellent; fine; cool (1960s+ Cool talk)noun
frequently mentioned (Job 6:16; 38:29; Ps. 147:17, etc.). (See CRYSTAL.)