• Hail Definition & Synonyms

  1. (a.) Healthy. See Hale (the preferable spelling).
  2. (v. t.) To name; to designate; to call.
  3. (v. t.) To call loudly to, or after; to accost; to salute; to address.
  4. (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 hailstones.
  5. (v. t.) To pour forcibly down, as hail.
  6. (n.) A wish of health; a salutation; a loud call.
  7. (v. i.) To report as ones home or the place from whence one comes; to come; -- with from.
  8. (v. t.) An exclamation of respectful or reverent salutation, or, occasionally, of familiar greeting.
  9. (v. i.) To declare, by hailing, the port from which a vessel sails or where she is registered; hence, to sail; to come; -- used with from; as, the steamer hails from New York.
  10. (v. i.) To pour down particles of ice, or frozen vapors.

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• Hailstorm Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) A storm accompanied with hail; a shower of hail.

• Hailstone Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) A single particle of ice falling from a cloud; a frozen raindrop; a pellet of hail.