adverb see glacial

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  • glacially — glacial ► ADJECTIVE 1) relating to ice, especially in the form of glaciers. 2) extremely cold or unfriendly; icy. DERIVATIVES glacially adverb. ORIGIN Latin glacialis icy , from glacies ice …   English terms dictionary

  • glacially — adverb by a glacier glacially deposited material • Derived from adjective: ↑glacial …   Useful english dictionary

  • glacially — See glacial. * * * …   Universalium

  • glacially — adverb a) In a glacial manner; very slowly or very coldly. b) Concerning glaciers …   Wiktionary

  • glacially — adv. in a glacial manner, like a glacier …   English contemporary dictionary

  • glacially — gla·cial·ly …   English syllables

  • glacial — glacially, adv. /glay sheuhl/, adj. 1. of or pertaining to glaciers or ice sheets. 2. resulting from or associated with the action of ice or glaciers: glacial terrain. 3. characterized by the presence of ice in extensive masses or glaciers. 4.… …   Universalium

  • glaciomarine deposit —    Glacially eroded, terrestrially derived sediments (clay, silt, sand, and gravel) that accumulated on the ocean floor. Sediments may be accumulated as an ice contact deposit, by fluvial transport, ice rafting, or eolian transport.    GG & GM …   Glossary of landform and geologic terms

  • glacial landform — ▪ geology Introduction  any product of flowing ice and meltwater. Such landforms are being produced today in glaciated areas, such as Greenland, Antarctica, and many of the world s higher mountain ranges. In addition, large expansions of present… …   Universalium

  • Fjord — A fjord or fiord (pronEng|fjɔːd|fiːɔːd or pronEng|fiːɔːd) is a long, narrow inlet with steep sides, created in a valley carved by glacial activity.FormationThe seeds of a fjord are laid when a glacier cuts a U shaped valley through abrasion of… …   Wikipedia

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