nformation and C
xchange) A data syndication protocol that allows one website to obtain content from another website. Based on XML and meta tags, ICE provides a standard for subscribing to content. See XML
, meta tag
and syndication format
mulator) A chip used for testing and debugging logic circuits typically in embedded systems. The chip emulates a particular microprocessor and contains breakpoints and other debugging functions. See ROM emulator
ase of E
mergency) A cellphone entry stored under the name of "ICE" that contains an emergency contact number and other medical information. It was recommended by a British paramedic, and a campaign for public awareness was launched in the U.K. in 2005. See emergency app
(Ice) A Lotus 1-2-3 add-on from Baler Software Corporation, Rolling Meadows, IL, that added extensions to Lotus macros.
orrection and E
nhancement) See Digital ICE
ngine) A motor that explodes gasoline or diesel fuel to drive a piston within a cylinder. Dating back to the mid-1800s, ICE motors today come in two-stroke and four-stroke designs. Two-stroke engines (chainsaws, weed whackers, etc.) mix the fuel with the oil that lubricates the cylinders, whereas four-stroke engines (automobiles, high-power generators, etc.) have separate inputs for oil and fuel.