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A large number of things hurled forcefully through the air
“Despite being shot in the leg, she drove though a hail of bullets before a colleague took her to hospital where doctors are battling to save her limb.”
Pellets of frozen rain which fall in showers from cumulonimbus clouds
“These kinds of storms can produce rain, hail snow, thunder and lightning.”
Range of hearing
“… stay within hail of the restaurant's front desk so you'll know when your table is ready.”
A shout or call used to attract attention
Call to, yell for
“I may bridle at the strange young thing who rings up out of the blue and breezily hails me by my first name but it does not help when the company she represents can only be reached through her.”
To declare enthusiastic approval of
“Last year's inaugural event was hailed as an outstanding success and this year promises to be no less an occasion with a very busy and interesting schedule of events planned.”
Hail falls
“The multi-coloured roofs twinkle from a distance in the occasional sunshine, but usually it's raining or hailing.”
To name
“Michelle took us out for supper, explained how to hail a taxi in Hong Kong and helped us shop for some food for breakfast.”
Come from; originate
“Though based in Glasgow, three members of the band originally hail from the north-east of Scotland.”
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