Icing

  • 1Icing — can refer to: *Atmospheric icing *Icing (food) *Icing (shipping) *Icing (ice hockey) *Icing by Claire s *A periglacial ice sheet (aufeis) …

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  • 2Icing — 〈[aısıŋ] n. 15; Sp.; Eishockey〉 regelwidriges Spielen des Pucks über zwei Linien aus der Verteidigung heraus, um einen Angriff abzuwehren, Befreiungsschuss [engl.] * * * Icing [ a̮isɪŋ ], das; s, s <Pl. selten> [amerik. icing, zu: to ice =… …

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  • 3icing — ► NOUN ▪ a mixture of sugar with liquid or fat, used as a coating or filling for cakes or biscuits. ● the icing on the cake Cf. ↑the icing on the cake …

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  • 4Icing — [ aisiŋ] das; s, s <aus gleichbed. engl. amerik. icing zu to ice »mit Eis kühlen, in Sicherheit bringen«> unerlaubter Weitschuss, Befreiungsschlag (beim Eishockey) …

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  • 5Icing — I cing, n. A coating or covering resembling ice, as of sugar and milk or white of egg; frosting. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6icing — (n.) 1769 in the confectionary sense, verbal noun of ICE (Cf. ice) (v.). Earlier in this sense was simple ice (1723). Meaning process of becoming covered with ice is from 1881 …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 7icing — [n] frosting cream, glacé, glaze, ornamentation, sugar paste, topping, trimming; concept 457 …

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  • 8Icing — [ ai̮s... ], das; s, s <amerikanisch> (Eishockey Befreiungsschlag) …

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  • 9icing — icing1 [īs′iŋ] n. a mixture variously of sugar, butter, flavoring, water or other liquid, egg whites, etc. for covering a cake or pastries; frosting icing2 [īs′iŋ] n. Ice Hockey an infraction in which a player in the defensive half of the rink… …

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  • 10Icing — Beispiele für Icing Schiedsrichter zeigt Icing an Icing ist ein Begriff im Eishockey und wird im Deutschen mit „Unerla …

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  • 11icing — [[t]a͟ɪsɪŋ[/t]] 1) N UNCOUNT Icing is a sweet substance made from powdered sugar that is used to cover and decorate cakes. Paul made five year old Michelle a birthday cake with yellow icing. Syn: frosting 2) PHRASE: v link PHR If you describe… …

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  • 12icing — (esp. BrE) noun ⇨ See also ↑frosting ADJECTIVE ▪ fondant, royal ▪ chocolate, lemon, etc. VERB + ICING ▪ cover sth with …

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  • 13icing — /ˈaɪsɪŋ / (say uysing) noun 1. one of various sugared coatings or toppings for cakes, usually made from icing sugar with some combinations of fruit juice, eggwhite, colouring, etc. See frosting (def. 1). 2. the forming of ice on the wings of a… …

    Australian-English dictionary

  • 14icing — n. 1 a coating of sugar etc. on a cake or biscuit. 2 the formation of ice on a ship or aircraft. Phrases and idioms: icing on the cake an attractive though inessential addition or enhancement. icing sugar Brit. finely powdered sugar for making… …

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  • 15Icing — Ice Ice ([imac]s), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Iced} ([imac]st); p. pr. & vb. n. {Icing} ([imac] s[i^]ng).] 1. To cover with ice; to convert into ice, or into something resembling ice. [1913 Webster] 2. To cover with icing, or frosting made of sugar and …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 16icing — ic|ing [ˈaısıŋ] n [U] 1.) a mixture made from very fine light sugar and liquid, used to cover cakes American Equivalent: frosting 2.) the icing on the cake something that makes a very good experience even better ▪ It was a great day, but meeting… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17icing — ic|ing [ aısıŋ ] noun uncount a substance used to cover or fill cakes and made by mixing sugar with water or butter: FROSTING the icing on the cake something that makes a good situation even better: I m really happy playing here, and if we win on …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 18icing — ic·ing || aɪsɪŋ n. sweet spread for covering cakes and other confections, frosting, glaze; covering of ice aɪs n. frozen water; covering of frozen water; icing, glazing; substance which resembles frozen water; (Slang) diamonds v. freeze;… …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 19icing — noun (U) 1 a mixture made from powdery sugar and liquid, used to cover cakes; frosting (1) AmE 2 the icing on the cake something that makes a very good experience perfect: It was a great evening but meeting you here was just the icing on the… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 20icing — UK [ˈaɪsɪŋ] / US noun [uncountable] a substance used to cover or fill cakes. Icing is made by mixing sugar with water or butter. • the icing on the cake …

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