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ic·ing

 (ī′sĭng)
n.
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.
Idiom:
icing on the cake
An additional benefit to something already good.
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icing

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

(ˈaɪ sɪŋ)

n.
1. a sweet mixture, as of sugar, liquid, butter, and flavoring, used as a creamy or hard coating on cakes, cookies, etc.; frosting.
2. Meteorol. a coating of ice on a solid object.
3. the freezing of atmospheric moisture on the surface of an aircraft.
4. an infraction in ice hockey called when the puck is iced and next touched by an opponent other than the goalkeeper.
[1760–70]
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icing

1. frosting
2. A sweet coating used to decorate cakes, etc.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.icing - the formation of frost or ice on a surfaceicing - the formation of frost or ice on a surface
freeze, freezing - the withdrawal of heat to change something from a liquid to a solid
2.icing - a flavored sugar topping used to coat and decorate cakesicing - a flavored sugar topping used to coat and decorate cakes
topping - a flavorful addition on top of a dish
3.icing - (ice hockey) the act of shooting the puck from within your own defensive area the length of the rink beyond the opponent's goal
hockey game, ice hockey, hockey - a game played on an ice rink by two opposing teams of six skaters each who try to knock a flat round puck into the opponents' goal with angled sticks
maneuver, manoeuvre, play - a deliberate coordinated movement requiring dexterity and skill; "he made a great maneuver"; "the runner was out on a play by the shortstop"
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icing

noun frosting, glaze a birthday cake with yellow icing
the icing on the cake masterstroke, accomplishment, stroke of genius, coup de grâce (French) His two last-minute goals were the icing on the cake.
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Translations
cukrová polevapoleva
glasur
kuorrutuspitkä kiekkojäädytys
glazura
cukorbevonat
kökukrem, glassúr
アイシング
당의
cukrová poleva
obliv
glasyricing
น้ำตาลไอซิ่งบนหน้าขนมเค้ก
kem phủ trên bánh

icing

[ˈaɪsɪŋ]
A. N (on plane, car, road, railway) → formación f de hielo; (on cake) → glaseado m
this is the icing on the cakeesto es la guinda que corona la torta
see also butter, glacé
B. CPD icing sugar Nazúcar m glasé, azúcar m en polvo, azúcar m flor (S. Cone)
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icing

[ˈaɪsɪŋ] n
(on cake)glaçage m
a birthday cake with yellow icing → un gâteau d'anniversaire avec un glaçage jaune
the icing on the cake (fig)la cerise sur le gâteau
Paul's two goals were the icing on the cake for what was a very good team display → Les deux buts de Paul furent la cerise sur le gâteau dans ce qui fut une très bonne prestation collective., Les deux buts de Paul furent la cerise sur le gâteau de l'excellente prestation collective de l'équipe.
(AVIATION)givrage micing sugar n (British)sucre m glace
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icing

n
(Cook) → Zuckerguss m; this is the icing on the cake (fig)das ist die Krönung des Ganzen
(on aircraft, rail points) → Eisbildung f, → Vereisung f
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icing

[ˈaɪsɪŋ] n
a. (on cake) → glassa
vanilla icing → glassa alla vaniglia
b. (Aer) → patina di ghiaccio
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ice

(ais) noun
1. frozen water. The pond is covered with ice.
2. an ice-cream. chocolate ice-cream. Three ices, please.
3. (American) a fruit-flavoured frozen dessert usually made without milk and cream. lemon ice(s).
verb
to cover with icing. She iced the cake.
ˈicing noun
a mixture of sugar, white of egg, water etc used to cover or decorate cakes.
ˈicy adjective
1. very cold. icy winds.
2. covered with ice. icy roads.
3. unfriendly. an icy tone of voice.
ˈicily adverb
ˈiciness noun
ice age
a time when a great part of the earth's surface was covered with ice.
ice axe
a type of axe used by mountain climbers to cut holds in ice for their hands and feet.
ˈiceberg noun
a huge mass of ice floating in the sea.
ice box
(American) a refrigerator.
ˌice-ˈcream noun
cream or a mixture of creamy substances, flavoured and frozen. chocolate ice-cream.
ˈice-cube noun
a small cube of ice used for cooling drinks etc.
ice rink
a large room or building with a floor of ice for skating.
ice-skate verb
to skate on ice.
ice-skating noun
ice tray
a metal or plastic tray for making ice-cubes in a refrigerator.
ice over/up
to become covered with ice. The pond iced over during the night; The windows have iced up.
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icing

تَزْيِيـنُ الكَعْكِ cukrová poleva glasur Glasur γλασάρισμα glaseado kuorrutus glaçage glazura glassa アイシング 당의 suikerglazuur glasur lukier cobertura de bolo, cobertura doce сахарная глазурь glasyr น้ำตาลไอซิ่งบนหน้าขนมเค้ก pastanın üzerindeki şekerli süsleme kem phủ trên bánh 糖衣
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icing

n. aplicación de hielo.
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References in periodicals archive ?
That call reminded me of rationalizations many pilots make about airframe ice they believe may legitimize flight in icing conditions in airplanes not certificated to do so.
Extra power may allow you to climb through an icing layer (legally or not), but eventually you have to come back down.
National Weather Service tools allow a pilot to view current and forecasted icing in exacting detail.
When it comes to icing (and all of flying for that matter), a posteriori is all that matters.
TKS leading-edge panels are required to demonstrate the ability to deice after a two-minute delayed ice accumulation resulting from the most severe icing conditions found in the FAA certification envelope.
Here's our first in-flight icing myth: "Keep your speed up and you can land with a load of ice." Landing an ice-laden airplane can be tricky, even with clear approaches to the longest runway around.
Shortly after departure, the pilot encountered icing conditions and began to experience a severe vibration in the aircraft flight controls at 5000 feet msl.
He doesn't see a lot of correlation between online Forecast Icing Potential (FIP) charts and actual icing conditions he encounters, but puts great store in pilot reports (Pireps) from other pilots, knowing the freezing level and the weather-producing mechanism before taking off.
"Use your thermometer, landing lights and eyeballs" to detect and avoid ice, he says, and "know your escape plan before you go" into potential icing conditions.