Algific Al*gif"ic, a. [L. algificus, fr. algus cold + facere to make.] Producing cold. [1913 Webster]

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  • algific — algific, a. rare. (ælˈdʒɪfɪk) [ad. L. algific us causing cold; f. algē re to be cold + ficus making: see fic.] Causing cold, chilling. in Coles; 1731 in Bailey; whence in Johnson (Algifick), Ash, etc …   Useful english dictionary

  • algific —   a. making cold …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • Algific talus slope — Algific talus slopes comprise a rare, fragile ecosystem stated to exist only in the Driftless Area of Minnesota, Wisconsin, Illinois, and especially, Iowa. [ resources/npc/cliff talus/cts46.pdf Cliff/Talus… …   Wikipedia

  • Discus macclintocki — Iowa Pleistocene snail A live Iowa Pleistocene snail Conservation status Endangered …   Wikipedia

  • Driftless Area National Wildlife Refuge — Coordinates: 42°41′00″N 91°07′30″W / 42.6833333°N 91.125°W / 42.6833333; 91.125 …   Wikipedia

  • Aconitum noveboracense — Northern Wild Monkshood Conservation status Threatened (ESA) …   Wikipedia

  • Driftless Area — Relief map showing primarily the Minnesota part of the Driftless Area. The wide diagonal river is the Upper Mississippi River. In this area, it forms the boundary between Minnesota and Wisconsin. The rivers entering the Mississippi from the west… …   Wikipedia

  • Bixby State Preserve — is located in southwestern Clayton County, Iowa, about three miles north of Edgewood, Iowa. It is operated by the Iowa Department of Natural Resources.It is one of the few places in the world to contain algific talus slopes and consequently has… …   Wikipedia

  • Roberts Creek State Preserve — is located in rural Clayton County, Iowa, in Wagner Township, near St. Olaf, Iowa, and a few miles north of Elkader, Iowa. Roberts Creek is a tributary of the Turkey River.The Preserve contains algific talus slopes, a rare ecosystem unique to the …   Wikipedia

  • chilling — Synonyms and related words: ache, aching, adiabatic absorption, adiabatic demagnetization, adiabatic expansion, air conditioning, air cooling, alarming, algific, awing, blast freezing, blast freezing, chilblains, chill, chilliness, cold creeps,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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