icing

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Etymology 1[edit]

Gerund of the verb to ice. Cognate with German Eisung (icing, freezing), Icelandic ísing (ice crystals, sleet). More at ice.

Noun[edit]

icing (plural icings)

  1. A sweet glaze made primarily of sugar and often flavored, typically used for baked goods; frosting.
  2. (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. A team playing short-handed is not penalized for this.
  3. The process of forming a layer of ice on a surface.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From the verb to ice.

Verb[edit]

icing

  1. Present participle of ice.

Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

icing c

  1. (sports) icing; a minor violation of rules in hockey

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