how to pronounce hail


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An example use of hail in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… of some damaging winds large hail and …”

meanings of hail


  1. To pour down in rapid succession.
  2. Of hail, to fall from the sky.
  3. To greet; give salutation to; salute.
  4. To signal in order to initiate communication with.
  5. To call out loudly in order to gain the attention of.
  6. To send or release hail.
  7. To name; to designate; to call.


  1. Balls or pieces of ice falling as precipitation, often in connection with a thunderstorm.


  1. Healthy, whole, safe.


  1. An exclamation of respectful or reverent salutation, or, occasionally, of familiar greeting.


  1. A surname​.

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