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Meaning of hail

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: precipitation of ice pellets when there are strong rising
           air currents
      2: many objects thrown forcefully through the air; "a hail of
         pebbles"; "a hail of bullets"
      3: enthusiastic greeting
      v 1: praise vociferously; "The critics hailed the young pianist
           as a new Rubinstein" [syn: {acclaim}, {hail}, {herald}]
      2: be a native of; "She hails from Kalamazoo" [syn: {hail},
      3: call for; "hail a cab"
      4: greet enthusiastically or joyfully [syn: {hail}, {herald}]
      5: precipitate as small ice particles; "It hailed for an hour"

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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