American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A sweet glaze made of sugar, butter, water, and egg whites or milk, often flavored and cooked and used to cover or decorate baked goods, such as cakes or cookies. See Regional Note at frosting.
- n. 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.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A coating of concreted sugar. Also called frosting and ice.
- v. present participle of ice.
- n. A sweet glaze made primarily of sugar and often flavored, typically used for baked goods; frosting.
- n. ice hockey A minor violation of ice hockey rules, occurring when a player shoots the puck from his/her side of the red line so that it crosses the goal line on the opponent's side, and the next player to touch the puck is an opponent player other than the goalie. A team playing short-handed is not penalized for this.
- n. The process of forming a layer of ice on a surface.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A coating or covering resembling ice, as of sugar and milk or white of egg; frosting.
- n. the formation of frost or ice on a surface
- n. (ice hockey) the act of shooting the puck from within your own defensive area the length of the rink beyond the opponent's goal
- n. a flavored sugar topping used to coat and decorate cakes
- Gerund of the verb to ice. Cognate with German Eisung ("icing, freezing"), Icelandic ísing ("ice crystals, sleet"). More at ice. (Wiktionary)
“*walks in carrying a larj kayk that is half chonklit with chonklit icing, and half whyt with whyt icing*”
“I fear the LibDem cake may well look much better but underneath the icing is a concoction of nothing less than spongy goo with no substance. on April 15, 2010 at 10: 50 pm alex”
“Add the lemon juice and beat on high speed until stiff peaks form and the icing is no longer shiny, 6-8 minutes (mine stays somewhat shiny).”
“The tartness of the icing is what really made these cookies for me.”
“But the second hiccup rested with him; Alan forgot the treat bags at home, the special cookies with Elmo in icing brought by her sister from St. Louis.”
“If icing is too dry, add additional milk until desired consistency is reached.”
“That second big piece of birthday cake with ice cream and the extra icing from the side of the cake dish wasn't the best idea.”
“Stir well, until icing is smooth and thick, but not stiff.”
“My favorite icing is cream cheese, preferably on a carrot cake cupcake.”
“Cream cheese icing is my favorite, homemade of course.”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘icing’.
As the playoffs are on, some Hockey terms, and likely some Canadianisms in here.
All these terms have a (different) American English equivalent. Wonder if you can identify them?
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words that evoke magic, mystery, mayhem, magnificence or anything else that glimmers in the grass
Words relating to the best game you can name.
Looking for tweets for icing.