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Overview of noun hail

The noun hail has 3 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (3) hail

(precipitation of ice pellets when there are strong rising air currents)

2. hail

(many objects thrown forcefully through the air; "a hail of pebbles"; "a hail of bullets")

3. hail

(enthusiastic greeting)


Overview of verb hail

The verb hail has 5 senses? (first 4 from tagged texts)
1. (4) acclaim, hail, herald

(praise vociferously; "The critics hailed the young pianist as a new Rubinstein")

2. (1) hail, come

(be a native of; "She hails from Kalamazoo")

3. (1) hail

(call for; "hail a cab")

4. (1) hail, herald

(greet enthusiastically or joyfully)

5. hail

(precipitate as small ice particles; "It hailed for an hour")

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