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icing sugar

noun

Definition of icing sugar

British

  1. :  sugar that has been ground into a fine powder



Word by Word Definitions

icingplay
  1. :  a sweet flavored usually creamy mixture used to coat baked goods (as cupcakes) —called also frosting

  1. :  an illegal act by an ice-hockey player of shooting a puck from within the defensive zone or defensive half of the rink beyond the opponents' goal line but not into the goal

sugarplay
  1. :  a sweet crystallizable material that consists wholly or essentially of sucrose, is colorless or white when pure tending to brown when less refined, is obtained commercially from sugarcane or sugar beet and less extensively from sorghum, maples, and palms, and is important as a source of dietary carbohydrate and as a sweetener and preservative of other foods

    :  any of various water-soluble compounds that vary widely in sweetness, include the monosaccharides and oligosaccharides, and typically are optically active

    :  a unit (as a spoonful, cube, or lump) of sugar

  1. :  to make palatable or attractive :  sweeten

    :  to sprinkle or mix with sugar

    :  to form or be converted into sugar


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