Hail

  • 1 Hail — is a form of precipitation which consists of balls or irregular lumps of ice (hailstones). Hailstones usually consist mostly of water ice and measure between 5 and 150 millimeters in diameter, with the larger stones coming from severe… …

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  • 2 hail — hail1 [hāl] vt. [ME hailen, to salute, greet < hail, heil < ON heill, whole, sound, akin to OE hal (see HALE1, WHOLE): used as a salutation] 1. to welcome, greet, etc. with or as with cheers; acclaim 2. to name by way of tribute; salute as… …

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  • 3 hail — Ⅰ. hail [1] ► NOUN 1) pellets of frozen rain falling in showers from cumulonimbus clouds. 2) a large number of things hurled forcefully through the air. ► VERB (it hails, it is hailing, etc.) ▪ hail falls …

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  • 4 Hail — Hail, interj. [See {Hail}, v. t.] An exclamation of respectful or reverent salutation, or, occasionally, of familiar greeting. Hail, brave friend. Shak. [1913 Webster] {All hail}. See in the Vocabulary. {Hail Mary}, a form of prayer made use of… …

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  • 5 Hail — حائل …

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  • 6 Hail — (h[=a]l), n. [OE. hail, ha[yogh]el, AS. h[ae]gel, hagol; akin to D., G., Dan., & Sw. hagel; Icel. hagl; cf. Gr. ka chlhx pebble.] Small roundish masses of ice precipitated from the clouds, where they are formed by the congelation of vapor. The… …

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  • 7 hail — [n] torrent barrage, bombardment, broadside, cannonade, hailstorm, pelting, rain, salvo, shower, storm, volley; concepts 189,524 hail [v1] call to, yell for accost, address, flag, flag down*, greet, hello, holler*, salute, shoulder, shout, signal …

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  • 8 Hail — Hail, n. A wish of health; a salutation; a loud call. Their puissant hail. M. Arnold. [1913 Webster] The angel hail bestowed. Milton. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 9 HAIL! — Жанры хэви метал трэш метал NWOBHM Годы c 2008 Страна …

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  • 10 Hail — Hail, v. t. To pour forcibly down, as hail. Shak. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 11 Hail — Hail, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Hailed} (h[=a]ld); p. pr. & vb. n. {Hailing}.] [OE. hailen, AS. hagalian.] To pour down particles of ice, or frozen vapors. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 12 Hail — Hail, a. Healthy. See {Hale} (the preferable spelling). [1913 Webster] …

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  • 13 Hail — Hail, v. t. [OE. hailen, heilen, Icel. heill hale, sound, used in greeting. See {Hale} sound.] 1. To call loudly to, or after; to accost; to salute; to address. [1913 Webster] 2. To name; to designate; to call. [1913 Webster] And such a son as… …

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  • 14 Hail — Hail, v. i. 1. 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. [1913 Webster] 2. To report as one s home or the place from whence …

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  • 15 hail — hail; hail·er; …

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  • 16 hail|y — «HAY lee», adjective. consisting of or characterized by hail …

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  • 17 Hâil — Hâil, ummauerte Hauptstadt des arab. Reiches Dschebel Schammar (s. d.), etwa 1100 m hoch zwischen den einander parallelen Dschebel Adscha und Dschebel Selma gelegen, mit etwa 10,000 Einw., dient dem Emir als Sommerresidenz und Schatzhaus …

    Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • 18 Haïl — oder Hayel, Hauptstadt des nordarab. Emirats Schammar, in einer Oase, 1067 m ü. d. M., etwa 20.000 E …

    Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • 19 hail — index honor Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 20 Hail — Hail,   Hajil [hai̯l], Oasenstadt in Saudi Arabien, im Inneren der Arabischen Halbinsel, am Fuß der Granitstufe des Djebel Schammar, 960 m über dem Meeresspiegel, 40 500 Einwohner; Verkehrsknotenpunkt (früher Karawanenstation) an der Pilgerstraße …

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