Entertainment / Football / Hail Mary: A long pass play, thrown towards a group of receivers near the end zone in hope of a touchdown. Used by a team as a last resort as time is running out in either of two halves (usually by a team trailing in the second half). Refers to the Catholic prayer.
Hail Verb Synonyms: cheer, salute, applaud, approve, glorify, praise, laud, honor, acclaim, congratulate, felicitate, acknowledge
Hail Adjective Synonyms: greet, accost, address, signal, call
Technology / Radar / Primary Radar: Primary radar systems receive reflections of their own transmitted signals as returned signals from the target. MORE
Science / Marine Biology / Primary Production: The production of living matter by photosynthesizing organisms or by chemosynthesizing organisms. Usually expressed as grams of carbon per square meter per year MORE
Science / Psychiatry / Primary Process: In psychoanalytic theory, the generally unorganized mental activity characteristic of the unconscious. This activity is marked by the free discharge of energy and excitation without regard to the dema MORE
Science / Geology / Primary Recovery: Any crude oil or natural gas that is recovered from a well as a result of the natural pressure within the reservoir. MORE