Pieces of hard, solid ice falling from clouds.Found on http://www.bbc.co.uk/weather/weatherwise/glossary/h.shtml
To recognise and describe something as good.
Example: The painting was hailed as a masterpiece.
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- precipitation of ice pellets when there are strong rising air currents 2. [n] - enthusiastic greeting 3. [v] - precipitate as small ice particles 4. [v] - be a native of 5. [v] - call for, as of cabs 6. [v] - greet enthusiastically or joyfullyFound on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=hail
Precipitation in the form of hard pellets of ice which fall from cumulo-nimbus clouds and are often associated with thunderstorms.
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[ Middle English hail
, Anglo-Saxon hægel
; akin to D., G., Dan., & Swedish hagel
; Icelandic hagl
; confer Greek ka`chlhx
pebble.] Small roundish masses of ice precipitated from the clouds, where they...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/H/5
Hail intransitive verb
[ imperfect & past participle Hailed
(hāld); present participle & verbal noun Hailing
.] [ Middle English hailen
, Anglo-Saxon hagalian
.] To pour down particles of ice, or frozen vapors. Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/H/5
Hail transitive verb
To pour forcibly down, as hail. Shak. Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/H/5
Healthy. See Hale
(the preferable spelling). Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/H/5
[ See Hail
, transitive verb
] An exclamation of respectful or reverent salutation, or, occasionally, of familiar greeting. ' Hail
, brave friend.' Shak. All hail
. See in the Vocabulary.
-- Hail Mary
, a form of p...
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Hail noun A wish of health; a salutation; a loud call. 'Their puissant hail .' M. Arnold. « The angel hail bestowed.» Milton.
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noun enthusiastic greeting
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• (a.) Healthy. See Hale (the preferable spelling). • (v. t.) To name; to designate; to call. • (v. t.) To call loudly to, or after; to accost; to salute; to address. • (n.) Small roundish masses of ice precipitated from the clouds, where they are formed by the congelation of vapor. The separate masses or grains are called hails...
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precipitation of balls or pieces of ice with a diameter of 5 mm to 10 cm (about 0.2 to 4 inches). Small hail (also called sleet, or ice pellets) has ... [5 related articles]
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Frozen precipitation in the form of lumps of ice, or "stones" created when rain is pushed above the freezing level by a thunderstorm's updraft. Hail stones grow larger with subsequent passes until they become too heavy to be supported by the updraft and fall to earth.
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Hail is American slang for ice.
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Hail is a solid form of precipitation that has a diameter greater than 5 millimeters. Occassionally, hailstones can be the size of golf balls or larger. Hailstones of this size can be quite destructive. The intense updrafts in mature thunderstorm clouds are a necessary requirement for hail formation.
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Hail (hä'ēl, hīl) , city (1993 pop. 176,757), N central Saudi Arabia. The city grew because of its location on a pilgrimage route from Iraq to Mecca. It was the capital of the independent emirate of Jabal Shammar, which Ibn Saud conquered in 1921.
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hail, precipitation in the form of pellets composed of ice or of ice and snow, occurring at any time of the year, usually during the passage of a cold front or during a thunderstorm. Small hailstones have a soft center and a single outer coat of ice. They are formed when the surfaces of snow clumps ...
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Hail is a precipitation in the form of pellets of ice, known as hailstones. It is caused by the circulation of moisture in strong convection currents, usually within cumulonimbus clouds. Water droplets freeze as they are carried upwards. As the circulation continues, layers of ice are deposited around the droplets until they become too heavy to be ...
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Precipitation in the form of pellets of ice (hailstones). Water droplets freeze as they are carried upwards. As the circulation continues, layers of ice are deposited around the droplets until they become too heavy to be supported by the air current and they fall as a hailstorm. It is caused by the circulation of moisture in strong convection curre...
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To call another boat or shore, either by voice or on the radio.
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[horse] Hail (foaled 27 September 1997) is a thoroughbred racehorse who won the New Zealand Derby in 2000. In seven years of racing, Hail established for himself a reputation of reliability, strength and durability. Although he only won two Group 1 races, he finished in the first four in a further eight, including a fourth in the Wellington...
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Hail is a form of solid precipitation. It is distinct from sleet, though the two are often confused for one another. It consists of balls or irregular lumps of ice, each of which is called a hailstone. Sleet falls generally in cold weather while hail growth is greatly inhibited at cold temperatures. Unlike graupel, which is made of rime, and ice p...
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To call another vessel, usually to ask where she comes from and where she
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