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Icing   /ˈaɪsɪŋ/   Listen
Icing

noun
1.
The formation of frost or ice on a surface.  Synonym: frost.
2.
A flavored sugar topping used to coat and decorate cakes.  Synonyms: frosting, ice.
3.
(ice hockey) the act of shooting the puck from within your own defensive area the length of the rink beyond the opponent's goal.  Synonym: icing the puck.



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"Icing" Quotes from Famous Books



... of an hour or so we ploughed through these shells, which must have numbered tens of thousands, making various conjectures as to their origin, until our host, who had been below superintending the icing of the champagne, came on deck and explained that they undoubtedly were from an incubator in which ducks had just been hatched. This was new to me, so I asked him for details, but he replied that beyond knowing of the incubators and that ...
— Life and sport in China - Second Edition • Oliver G. Ready

... for Richard any more, and that there was no one else in the world for whom she wished to be ready. But she must be schooled by the spectacle of the earth, for here it was shining fair, and yet it had nothing to expect; it was but the icing of a cake destined for some ...
— The Judge • Rebecca West



Words linked to "Icing" :   ice hockey, hockey game, ice, topping, manoeuvre, freeze, icing the puck, freezing, maneuver, hockey, play, frost, frosting



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