Translation of "hail" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

hail

noun uk /heɪl/ us /heɪl/

C2 [ U ] small, hard balls of ice that fall from the sky like rain

雹,冰雹
a hail of sth

a lot of similar things or remarks, thrown or shouted at someone at the same time

(同时抛向某人的)一阵
a hail of bullets 一阵弹雨
The prime minister was greeted with a hail of insults as she arrived at the university. 女首相来到学生会时遭到一阵辱骂。
verb uk /heɪl/ us /heɪl/
CALL 招呼

C2 [ T ] formal to call someone in order to attract their attention

招呼,呼喊
Shall we hail a taxi? 我们要叫出租车吗?
I tried to hail her from across the room. 我在屋子的另一端冲她喊。
ICE

C2 [ I ] If it hails, small, hard balls of ice fall from the sky like rain.

下冰雹

(Translation of “hail” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)