from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th 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.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A sweet glaze made primarily of sugar and often flavored, typically used for baked goods; frosting.
- n. 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.
- v. Present participle of ice.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A coating or covering resembling ice, as of sugar and milk or white of egg; frosting.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A coating of concreted sugar. Also called frosting and ice.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- 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
*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.
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