interstadial
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary inter- + New Latin stadium stage, phase, from Latin — more at stadium Date: 1914 a subdivision within a glacial stage marking a temporary retreat of the ice

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  • interstadial — INTERSTADIÁL, Ă, interstadiale, s.n., adj. (geol.) 1. s.n. Interval de climă mai caldă de durată relativă în cadrul unei glaciaţii, în timpul regresiunii gheţarilor; interstadiu. 2. adj. Referitor la interstadial (1). [pr.: di al] – Din germ.… …   Dicționar Român

  • Interstadial — sind kurzzeitige (relative) Warmperioden zwischen Stadialen (Eisvorstößen) innerhalb eines Glazials. Am besten rekonstruieren lassen sich die Stadiale und Interstadiale des letzten, jüngsten Glazials (Würm bzw. Weichselglazial), da ihre… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • interstadial — [in΄tər stā′dē əl] adj. of a relatively warm period during a glacial epoch, when glaciers temporarily stop or retreat * * * …   Universalium

  • Interstadial —   [zu Stadium] das, s/ e, kurze Wärmephase innerhalb einer Eiszeit. * * * In|ter|sta|di|al, das; s, e [zu ↑inter , Inter u. ↑Stadium] (Geol.): kurzfristige Erwärmung zwischen zwei kalten Stadien einer Eiszeit …   Universal-Lexikon

  • interstadial — [in΄tər stā′dē əl] adj. of a relatively warm period during a glacial epoch, when glaciers temporarily stop or retreat …   English World dictionary

  • interstadial — long intervals of desiccation between pluvial periods …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • interstadial — 1. adjective Of or pertaining to a temporary period of thaw in the middle of an ice age. 2. noun Such a period …   Wiktionary

  • interstadial —   a relatively short and temporary period of warming during a glacial. Not long enough to be classed as a proper interglacial …   Geography glossary

  • interstadiál — adj. m., pl. interstadiáli; f. sg. interstadiálã, pl. interstadiále …   Romanian orthography

  • interstadial — in|ter|sta|di|al 〈Adj.; Geol.〉 eine kurze Warmphase während einer Eiszeit betreffend, aus ihr stammend; →a. s. interglazial [Etym.: <inter… + stadial] …   Lexikalische Deutsches Wörterbuch

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