(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 vessel of wood or tin, etc., usually cylindrical and having a bail, -- used esp. for carrying liquids, as water or milk, etc.; a bucket. It may, or may not, have a cover.
(1) In addition, ampicillin was dissolved in milk and pail fed 20 to 30 minutes following intramuscular atropine.
(2) Ampicillin was only detected in the plasma of calves which had received the drug, pail fed in milk.
(3) Sewage collected in these pails was often dumped overboard into the harvesting area.
(4) One of the panners, Martine Wandango, 25, bends over her pail of water as she filters out rocks and searches for ore. “You can only survive with money, and you can only find money from gold,” says Martine, who followed her husband to the delta 15 years ago by walking 60 miles over the mountains from their remote highland village.
(5) The presence of the 73,000 species previously assessed to be bound to poly(A) is discussed in view of the fact that histone mRNA does not contain a pail.
(6) Secondly, there were changes to the system of disposal of excrement from cesspits to poorly organized pail and single-pan schemes which led to the causal disposal of sewage in the street gutters.
(7) As the blood pressure was increased, pail arterioles constricted and cerebral blood flow remained relatively constant, showing that autoregulation of cerebral blood flow was intact.
(8) At the weekend the chair of the Harlow Conservative Association, Linda Pailing, summed up that attitude: "The voters are disillusioned with Cameron himself.
(9) Dangers such as bed- and tub-sharing, diaper and cleaning pails, plastic wrappers, balloons, small beds, toys on strings, broken or poorly designed cribs, and poorly positioned adult beds must be brought to the attention of the parent as consumer.
(10) Using a multiple baseline design with reversal conditions, social play was measured on four activities: pegs and pegboard, athletic ball, blocks, and water pail.
(11) Chickens were subjected to the sound produced by banging on a metal pail (104 decibels) for 30 seconds.
(12) A 41-year-old man noticed motor disturbances when he tried to lift a bath pail and to write on July, 1978.
(13) The first colostrum is best ingested when it is offered in a pail or bottle provided with a nipple.
(14) A shirtless addict who had just pissed into a pail in the corner helped me.
(15) Pregastric esterase activity was detected in reconstituted nonfat milk sham fed from a nipple pail to two 4-yr-old rumen-fistualted steers.
(16) Ampicillin was given orally to five Holstein calves using the following four different methods of administration: via stomach tube, mixed and fed in the calf starter ration, dissolved in milk and pail fed and administered orally as 400 mg commercial calf tablets.
(17) Highly reactive, vertically oriented, large diameter fibers were seen as groups between the outer portion of layer 5 and the pail surface.
(18) In three experiments, we examined why some idioms can be lexically altered and still retain their figurative meanings (e.g., John buttoned his lips about Mary can be changed into John fastened his lips about Mary and still mean "John didn't say anything about Mary"), whereas other idioms cannot be lexically altered without losing their figurative meanings (e.g., John kicked the bucket, meaning "John died," loses its idiomatic meaning when changed into John kicked the pail).
(19) At both ages the desipramine-treated and zimeldine-treated rats expressed lengthened immobility times in the water pail.
(20) The 'liquid-fed' group (LFG) was given from a pail a liquid suspension of the equivalent amount of the same concentrates as those fed to DFG calves, for the same periods.