icing: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (ī'sing), [key]
- a sweet, creamy spread, as of confectioners' sugar, butter, and flavoring, for covering cakes, cookies, etc.; frosting.
- a coating of ice on a solid object. Cf. glaze, rime.
- the freezing of atmospheric moisture on the surface of an aircraft.
- the act of a player shooting the puck from the defensive half of the rink over the opponent's goal line, but not into the goal, as a defensive maneuver to keep the puck out of the reach of attacking opponents, resulting in a penalty against the defensive team if the puck is then next touched by an opponent other than the goalkeeper.
- See(def. 5).
- icing (Thesaurus)