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icings, plural;
  1. A mixture of sugar with liquid or butter, typically flavored and colored, and used as a coating for cakes or cookies

  2. The formation of ice on an aircraft, ship, or other vehicle, or in an engine

  3. The action of shooting the puck from one's own end of the rink to the other but not into the goal, for which the referee calls a face-off in one's own end


  1. frost: the formation of frost or ice on a surface
  2. frosting: a flavored sugar topping used to coat and decorate cakes
  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
  4. Atmospheric icing occurs when water droplets in the atmosphere freeze on objects they contact. This is very dangerous on aircraft, as the built-up ice changes the aerodynamics of the flight surfaces, which can increase the risk of a subsequent stalling of the airfoil.
  5. Icing is a drinking game in which an individual or a group of individuals are forced to drink a bottle of Smirnoff Ice. The game has been featured on CNN Money/Fortune , and ridiculed by Cracked.
  6. Icing, also called frosting in the United States, is a sweet often creamy glaze made of sugar with a liquid such as water or milk, that is often enriched with ingredients such as butter, egg whites, cream cheese, or flavorings and is used to cover or decorate baked goods, such as cakes or cookies.
  7. Icing on ships is a serious hazard where cold temperatures (below about -10°C) combined with high wind speed (typically force 8 or above on the Beaufort scale) result in spray blown off the sea freezing immediately on contact with the ship. ...
  8. (Iced!) ICED! I Can End Deportation is a computer game in which the player takes on the role of an illegal immigrant. The creators have stated the purpose is to put the gamer in the shoes of the character and see how life is for illegal immigrants.
  9. (Iced (film)) Iced (also known as Blizzard of Blood) is a 1988 slasher film written by Joseph Alan Johnson, produced by Robert Seibert, directed by Jeff Kwitny and starring Debra Deliso and Lisa Loring.
  10. (icings) Also called frostings, icings are sweet coatings for cakes and other baked goods.
  11. (ICED) preamble: Conscious that humanity is a part of nature and that all life depends on the functioning of natural systems which ensure the supply of energy and nutrients...
  12. (Iced) (Spinning back fist)
  13. (Iced) A mixology term used in drink recipes to denote any glass involved in the preparation of a drink that needs to be filled with ice.
  14. (Iced) Any coffee or espresso drink served over ice (always put the ice in last)
  15. (Iced) Just about all drinks can be served over ice rather than steamed. Iced and blended is a whole different thing -- those are Frappuccinos. Taking a regular iced mocha, for example, and blending it, does not work. ...
  16. (Iced) you can probably figure out on your own; americano is Italian for ‘American’. A lot of places in Italy only have espresso machines, so if you want what would be considered a cup of coffee in the United States, you ask for a caffé americano, i.e. espresso mixed with hot water. ...
  17. (iced) tea at the end of it! Iced tea has been my ambrosia for years now and it was recently that I discovered that June is the National Iced Tea month! Making iced tea is not rocket science, but a glass of homemade iced tea can do wonders for you! Here is how to make iced tea ...
  18. a sweet covering or filling such as buttercream or ganache; used for cakes and pastries; also known as frosting.
  19. This is a general term for mixtures of icing sugar and water, but sometimes refers to frostings, royal icing, fondants and buttercreams. It is used to decorate cakes.
  20. A sweet mixture used to top or coat baked goods. Icing is another word for frosting.
  21. The forming or depositing of ice on an object. See glaze.
  22. Aviation. The process of ice accretion on the airframe of an aircraft as it flies through cloud containing supercooled droplets. It is a hazard that, without preventative measures, can lead to fatal accidents. Aviation forecasts will highlight areas where airframe icing is likely.
  23. Americans tend to use the word 'frosting'.  Other countries tend to use the word 'icing'.  The name 'icing' probably has something to do with the fact that 'confectioners' or 'powdered' sugar is also known as 'icing' sugar.  Hence, combining icing sugar with other ingredients makes an 'icing'. ...
  24. Sweet coating for cakes and pasties most often sugar-based and flavored; Is it icing or frosting ? It is both. Icing is a more professional term used when talking about frosting that is stiffer and pipes well. Frosting is considered homespun or creamier and softer.
  25. Since hockey is played on ice, a newcomer could think hockey terms like "icing" could mean any number of things. ...