(n.) Small roundish masses of ice precipitated from the clouds, where they are formed by the congelation of vapor. The separate masses or grains are called hailstones.
(v. i.) To pour down particles of ice, or frozen vapors.
(v. t.) To pour forcibly down, as hail.
(a.) Healthy. See Hale (the preferable spelling).
(v. t.) To call loudly to, or after; to accost; to salute; to address.
(v. t.) To name; to designate; to call.
(v. i.) To declare, by hailing, the port from which a vessel sails or where she is registered; hence, to sail; to come; -- used with from; as, the steamer hails from New York.
(v. i.) To report as one's home or the place from whence one comes; to come; -- with from.
(v. t.) An exclamation of respectful or reverent salutation, or, occasionally, of familiar greeting.
(n.) A wish of health; a salutation; a loud call.
(1) The agreement, hailed as a "landmark" deal and a breakthrough by politicians and the green lobby alike, came before a crucial EU summit opening in Brussels tomorrow at which 27 prime ministers and presidents are supposed to finalise an ambitious package to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 20% by 2020.
(2) "It's very clear now that the administration agrees with us," said Wyden, hailing a switch from both the Bush and Obama administration stance that "collecting these records is vital to western civilisation".
(3) Many other innovations are also being hailed as the future of food, from fake chicken to 3D printing and from algae to lab-grown meat.
(4) Three million of us are behind our team!” trumpets La Republica, who hail “the national team's exemplary behaviour so far, both individually and collectively.” Naturally they were saying exactly the same thing after the defeat to Costa Rica.
(5) The win reduced Chelsea’s lead over them to six points and Pellegrini hailed a first clean sheet in five matches.
(6) Chancellor George Osborne hailed today's GDP data as a sign that the UK is recovering ( see his statement here ).
(7) Read more The agreement earned a mixed initial reception, with the UN hailing a “bold” and “groundbreaking” outcome even as other delegates complained of “a terrible precedent” and lack of moral leadership.
(8) Didi Chuxing also claims it accounts for 87% of China’s ride-hailing market, in which US-based Uber is trying to break through.
(9) Scotland's Rural Affairs Secretary Richard Lochhead said: "Scotland is rightly hailed as a land of food and drink, which is underpinned by the record exports achieved in both areas in 2011.
(10) The draft released last Monday had been hailed by some church observers and gay rights groups as “a stunning change” in how the Catholic hierarchy talked about gay people.
(11) Yet victory at Wembley will be hailed as vindication of the decision to change manager.
(12) This finding has been hailed as a landmark in cell physiology which may reveal new mechanisms of viral pathogenesis.
(13) While the 1998 World Cup victory by a multicultural “black, blanc, beur” French football team led by Zinedine Zidane was hailed as a new beginning for a mixed nation, it did not stop the race rows and monkey chants in French football.
(14) He hailed the party's commitment to lift low and average earners out of tax, and rounded on those who criticised the Lib Dems' proposed "mansion tax" – a tax on properties worth over £2m – as an attack on "ordinary middle-class owners", saying: "You wonder what part of the solar system they live in."
(15) He hailed the decision to award the Games to London, saying: "This is just the most fantastic opportunity to do everything we ever dreamed of in British sport."
(16) Amid reports that the Treasury is concerned about the escalating costs of the project, which have now reached £42.6bn, the chancellor hailed the chance to change the "economic geography" of Britain.
(17) In what is being hailed as one of the first tangible signs in a change of outlook for Greece, the European Investment Bank has also agreed to inject up to €750m into the cashed-starved Greek economy with immediate effect.
(18) The US Department of Justice hailed a “landmark achievement”.
(19) Cameron also did not know about Ashcroft's status as recently as 8 February – by which time Hague knew – when the Tory leader hailed the change in the law in a speech on new politics.
(20) Taxis will still accept customers hailing them from the street.
(n.) A building or room of considerable size and stateliness, used for public purposes; as, Westminster Hall, in London.
(n.) The chief room in a castle or manor house, and in early times the only public room, serving as the place of gathering for the lord's family with the retainers and servants, also for cooking and eating. It was often contrasted with the bower, which was the private or sleeping apartment.
(n.) A vestibule, entrance room, etc., in the more elaborated buildings of later times.
(n.) Any corridor or passage in a building.
(n.) A name given to many manor houses because the magistrate's court was held in the hall of his mansion; a chief mansion house.
(n.) A college in an English university (at Oxford, an unendowed college).
(n.) The apartment in which English university students dine in common; hence, the dinner itself; as, hall is at six o'clock.
(n.) Cleared passageway in a crowd; -- formerly an exclamation.
(1) … or a theatre and concert hall There are a total of 16 ghost stations on the Paris metro; stops that were closed or never opened.
(2) It was an artwork that fired the imaginations of 2 million visitors who played with, were provoked by and plunged themselves into the curious atmosphere of The Weather Project , with its swirling mist and gigantic mirrors that covered the hall's ceiling.
(3) He had been just asked to open their new town hall, in the hope he might donate a Shakespeare statue.
(4) The court heard that Hall confronted one girl in the staff quarters of a hotel within minutes of her being chosen to appear as a cheerleader on his BBC show It's a Knockout.
(5) Conservative commentators responded with fury to what they believed was inappropriate meddling at a crucial moment in the town hall debate.
(6) "They haven't just got to be able to run like athletes," says Hall.
(7) Part of his initial lump sum will be donated to a fund to replace a hall destroyed by fire in an arson attack four years ago at St Luke’s Church in Newton Poppleford.
(8) She then spent five years as director of mission and pastoral studies at Cranmer Hall.
(9) Speaking in the BBC's Radio Theatre, Hall will emphasise the need for a better, simpler BBC, as part of efforts to streamline management.
(10) But in Annie Hall the mortality that weighs most heavily is the mortality of his love affair.
(11) The people who will lose are not the commercial interests, and people with particular vested interests, it’s the people who pay for us, people who love us, the 97% of people who use us each week, there are 46 million people who use us every day.” Hall refused to be drawn on what BBC services would be cut as a result of the funding deal which will result in at least a 10% real terms cut in the BBC’s funding.
(12) Indeed, the BBC’s own recent Digital Media Initiative was closed by Tony Hall, having lost £100m.” The document is entitled “BBC3: An Alternative Strategy – Realising Value for the Licence Payer”.
(13) Everton announce plan for new stadium in nearby Walton Hall Park Read more The club has set aside £2.5m to commence work on the stadium should its funding proposals – that Elstone claims will give the council an annual profit – gain approval.
(14) Urinary iodine excretion was examined in 645 patients at Bad Hall, both before and after undergoing iodine balneotherapy.
(15) The basic study of medicine of the early 18th century is described with the help of the example of Halle university.
(16) The Hall-Kaster prosthesis thus presented improved flow characteristics in patients undergoing aortic valve replacement, which is considered of particular importance to the patients with a narrow aortic root.
(17) The Baseball Hall of Famer Barry Larkin's son Shane, who clearly had the more imaginative father of the three, was drafted 18th; he'll be playing for the Dallas Mavericks.
(18) But Richard Hall, director of infrastructure at Consumer Futures, a consumer watchdog, said Ofgem had "produced a lot of evidence that would persuade a third party that there is a trend [of rising prices]".
(19) "It's also very hard to evade a question that comes from a town hall person," she said during a discussion of the format and how the candidates will respond.
(20) Speaking in a debate in Westminster Hall on Tuesday, Kawczynski said: "What these employees are being told, some of whom have worked for the organisation for many years, is that if they do not set up their own companies and invoice the BBC through these companies, their contracts will be terminated.