(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 cover with ice; to convert into ice, or into something resembling ice.
(n.) Water or other fluid frozen or reduced to the solid state by cold; frozen water. It is a white or transparent colorless substance, crystalline, brittle, and viscoidal. Its specific gravity (0.92, that of water at 4¡ C. being 1.0) being less than that of water, ice floats.
(n.) Concreted sugar.
(n.) Water, cream, custard, etc., sweetened, flavored, and artificially frozen.
(n.) Any substance having the appearance of ice; as, camphor ice.
(v. t.) To cover with icing, or frosting made of sugar and milk or white of egg; to frost, as cakes, tarts, etc.
(v. t.) To chill or cool, as with ice; to freeze.
(1) We’re learning to store peak power in all kinds of ways: a California auction for new power supply was won by a company that uses extra solar energy to freeze ice, which then melts during the day to supply power.
(2) A technique, using Nuclepore polycarbonate membrane filters as a containing medium for very small volumes of ionic standard solutions, to produce homogeneous ice standards is described.
(3) Combined hypertension treatment with inhibitors of the converting enzyme (ICE) and diuretocs gives manifold advantages, the most important of them is a synergistic action of both drugs resulting in blood pressure decrease and prevention of hypokaliaemia.
(4) The compromised ice sheet tilts and he sinks into the Arctic Sea on the back of his faltering white Icelandic pony.
(5) Suspensions of isolated insect flight muscle thick filaments were embedded in layers of vitreous ice and visualized in the electron microscope under liquid nitrogen conditions.
(6) Bobbing in warming waters, this ancient ice fossil will be gone in a couple of weeks.
(7) A compilation of injuires sustained in an amateur ice hockey program over a tw0-year period revealed that the majority of those injuires were facial lacerations.
(8) The sea ice usually then begins to freeze again over the winter.
(9) An ice axe, assumed to belong to Irvine, had been discovered in 1933 by the fourth British expedition to the mountain.
(10) The brightly lit ice palaces themselves are stunning, inside and out, and the sporting facilities have been rightly praised by almost all the athletes.
(11) The R&D team at Unilever, the British-Dutch behemoth that makes 40% of the ice creams we eat in the UK – Magnum, Ben & Jerry's, Cornetto and Carte D'Or among them – has invested heavily to create products that are both healthier and creamier.
(12) Best Buy – it says the machine "churns excellent ice cream quickly and without too much noise".
(13) The loss of summer sea ice has led to unusual warming of the Arctic atmosphere, that in turn impacts weather patterns in the northern hemisphere , that can result in persistent extreme weather such as droughts, heatwaves and flooding," she said.
(14) ScalesOfJustice 18 September 2013 12:47pm If we go back to 1998, it appears as though global temperatures have stopped increasing, however Arctic temperatures have increased quite strongly - hence the strong decline in sea-ice since 1998.
(15) For the last two decades, the research on fish "antifreeze" proteins has focused exclusively on their ability to depress noncolligatively blood plasma freezing points, presumably by binding to ice crystals.
(16) You’d be staggered by the number of dimwitted debutantes who stand for photos next to cakes iced with the famous double-C. You know how you wanted a Spider-Man cake when you were little, and your mum made you Spider-Man cake, and it was the happiest birthday of your life?
(17) A registry, established by the Committee on Prevention of Spinal Cord Injuries Due to Hockey, of major injuries to the spine or spinal cord sustained while playing ice hockey contains 117 cases entered between January 1966 and March 1987; 112 of these injuries were sustained in Canada.
(18) His consecration took place at an ice hockey stadium in Durham, New Hampshire, and he wore a bulletproof vest under his gold vestments because he had received death threats.
(19) The melting of sea ice, ice caps and glaciers across the planet is one of the clearest signs of global warming and the UK-led team of scientists will use the data from CryoSat-2 to track how this is affecting ocean currents, sea levels and the overall global climate.
(20) Business in Dadaab For others like Abdihakim, the ice shop owner, Dadaab is home.