Glossary beginning with I

Ice floes

Ice floes are frozen masses of seawater (saltwater) that float on the surface of the sea, usually ten kilometres or wider in size.


To portray or perceive something or someone as the ideal, the best example of their type.


Recognise and describe the features of something.

Industrial Relations legislation

Laws passed on a state or federal level that govern the regulation of industrial relations.


To be lacking in human qualities and emotions.


Confining large numbers of people - suspected to be security risks - in camps.


Iron chains used to restrain a prisoner, often around the legs or arms. Irons, which were usually made of iron, were frequently used in colonial times.