EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

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

NounEdit

icing (countable and uncountable, 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.
Derived termsEdit
DescendantsEdit
  • Swedish: icing
TranslationsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From the verb to ice.

VerbEdit

icing

  1. present participle of ice

SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English icing.

NounEdit

icing c

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

DeclensionEdit

Declension of icing 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative icing icingen icingar icingarna
Genitive icings icingens icingars icingarnas

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