Translation of icing in Spanish:

icing

Pronunciation: /ˈaɪsɪŋ/

n

uncountable/no numerable
  • 1 [Cookery/Cocina] 1.1 (hard) glaseado (m), fondant (m) 1.2 (soft) (British English/inglés británico) baño (masculine) chocolate icing baño (masculine) de chocolate
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    • The carton says: ‘Great for cakes, icings, biscuits, French toast, quiche, batters and coatings for baking or frying!’
    • Powdery confectioners' sugar contains a small amount of starch, which is desirable in some products like icings and pastry creams but not desirable in brioche.
    • Cakes covered with these relatively simple icings are often further decorated with the addition of glacé cherries, angelica, silver dragées, hundreds and thousands, etc.
  • 2 (formation of ice) formación (feminine) de hielo
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    • Mixed ice is the most dangerous kind of airframe icing due to its weight and disruption to the airflow.
    • Compared to the turbulence, the hail and the lightning, icing was the biggest threat of all.
    • Signs of engine icing could include loss of power, abnormal or slow RPM response to throttle movement, and indications of engine surge or stall.

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