Definition of Icing in English :

Define Icing in English

Icing meaning in English

Meaning of Icing in English

Pronunciation of Icing in English

Icing pronunciation in English

Pronounce Icing in English


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1. frost, icing

the formation of frost or ice on a surface

2. frosting, ice, icing

a flavored sugar topping used to coat and decorate cakes

3. icing, icing the puck

(ice hockey) the act of shooting the puck from within your own defensive area the length of the rink beyond the opponent's goal

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of icing
1. Also called (esp US and Canadian): frosting
a sugar preparation, variously flavoured and coloured, for coating and decorating cakes, biscuits, etc
the formation of ice, as on a ship or aircraft, due to the freezing of moisture in the atmosphere
any unexpected extra or bonus (esp in icing on the cake)

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see synonyms of icing
a mixture variously of sugar, butter, flavoring, water or other liquid, egg whites, etc. for covering a cake or pastries; frosting
Ice Hockey
an infraction in which a player in the defensive half of the rink hits the puck past the opponent's goal line but not into the net

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.


see synonyms of icing
1. A sweet glaze made of sugar, a liquid such as milk or water, and often other ingredients, spread over the surface of baked goods for flavor or decoration. See Note at frosting.
2. Sports A minor violation of the rules in ice hockey in which a player ices the puck, and the puck is not played by the goalie and does not go in the goal. Icing is not called when the team that has iced the puck is killing a penalty.

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