(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.
(v. t.) To pull or draw with force; to drag.
(v. t.) To transport by drawing, as with horses or oxen; as, to haul logs to a sawmill.
(v. i.) To change the direction of a ship by hauling the wind. See under Haul, v. t.
(v. t.) To pull apart, as oxen sometimes do when yoked.
(n.) A pulling with force; a violent pull.
(n.) A single draught of a net; as, to catch a hundred fish at a haul.
(n.) That which is caught, taken, or gained at once, as by hauling a net.
(n.) Transportation by hauling; the distance through which anything is hauled, as freight in a railroad car; as, a long haul or short haul.
(n.) A bundle of about four hundred threads, to be tarred.
(1) One tip was that he should not mention he was flying to Germany as "obviously" the environmentalists "hate short-haul flights".
(2) Suffice to say, it was a long, difficult haul with various scares and alarms along the way.
(3) Two more wins against the claret and blues of West Ham and Aston Villa would take Tottenham to 72 points, equalling their Premier League record haul set last season.
(4) They learned from a good example.” His replacement, Diego Costa, duly hauled the hosts level by scoring his 20th league goal of an impressive first campaign in English football from the penalty spot after John O’Shea tripped Cuadrado.
(5) After hauling the food back to the cottage, they drew up a rota for the cooking, with some preparing breakfast for the group, and others sharing the duties for lunch and dinner.
(6) Zack Snyder's comic-book reimagining, which opens in the UK and US this Friday, is being tipped for an impressive box office haul.
(7) In Northern Ireland, the APD charge is £13 for short haul, while the charge for long haul has been abolished.
(8) "Some of you may have heard we have a new judge this year," said Forsyth, summoning his finest brow-raise and hauling the audience at least temporarily on side by sheer force of showbiz will.
(9) Sir Bobby Charlton, who is now a United director, will not have his record haul of 49 England goals taken from him just yet.
(10) In early November, I was contacted by my good friend Jamie Stone, who said he wanted to go and offered his truck and trailer to haul supplies.
(11) "This is an important day for the United Kingdom, but you can't haul the country of the United Kingdom against the will of its people.
(12) Tory MPs aware of the discussions in the party point to a deal on cheap air passenger duty for long-haul flights from Belfast, announced last week, as the kind of offer that may persuade DUP MPs to back the boundary reforms.
(13) Over the following years, he was hauled in again and again, questioned over and over, before finally, he decided to leave.
(14) The committee's final haul accounted for about 20% of roughly $78m in contributions this election cycle.
(15) Politicians including the prime minister were highly visible during a Games that delivered the best British medal haul for more than a century, but practitioners such as Jon Glenn, head of youth and community at the Amateur Swimming Association, said: "The government needs to start showing by its actions that it values physical activity.
(16) Just when Poland seemed to be labouring, two touches of blissful simplicity hauled them level.
(17) Studies of transzonal travel indicate that desynchronization of performance and physiological rhythms occurs following long-haul flights.
(18) The army was equally quick to crack down, hauling offenders off for “attitude adjustment” or worse.
(19) Soldado could have embellished his open-play haul just before that but glanced a header inches wide from a Paulinho cross.
(20) The ones that are standing today were hauled back into place from the 1950s onwards.