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icing

adjective A popular term for the frosted appearance of foci of intracavitary inflammation, which are covered with serofibrinous plaques.

icing

1. A technique of cutaneous stimulation using cold agents (12°–17°C) to evoke or facilitate reflex muscular responses in patients with central nervous system dysfunction.
2. Application of ice to a recently traumatized area in order to reduce pain, tissue damage, and swelling.
See: cryotherapy
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So more than just candles and balloons in the baking center racks, displaying our icing products in the bakery section fits perfectly with this trend.
The semi-bespoke equipment can bag Renshaw's own icing sugar into one tonne or 20 kg sacks, and will allow customers to buy what has previously been a solely in-house ingredient.
Using star tip and red and white aerosol icings, pipe alternating red and white stripes.
To decorate, tint 1 3/4 containers of icing with lemon yellow color and remaining 1/4 container of icing with orange color.
Wilton offers an assortment of cookie cutters - including ghosts, pumpkins and bats - along with colored sugars, sprinkles, non pareils and premade small icing decorations in pumpkin, spider and bat shapes.
If you opt for baking our giant heart-shaped cookie, you can achieve a professional look by frosting the top with Vanilla Butter Cream Icing (tinted with pink paste food color available at cake decorating supply or craft stores) and then piping on ``I Love You'' (leave the frosting white), ``Be Mine'' or other desired messages using a pastry bag and assorted tips.
Margaret Holland sent along a variation on the icing, which is also included.