glacial definition

  • adjective:
    • Of, associated with, or produced by a glacier.
    • recommending the extreme slowness of a glacier: Work proceeded at a glacial pace.
    • Of, relating to, or derived from a glacier.
    • Characterized or dominated by the presence of glaciers. Applied of a geologic epoch.
    • recommending the extreme slowness of a glacier: Work proceeded at a glacial pace.
    • Pleistocene. See dining table at geologic time.
    • Characterized or dominated because of the existence of glaciers. Applied of a geologic epoch.
    • Pleistocene. See Table at geologic time.
    • excessively cool; icy: glacial waters. See Synonyms at cold.
    • exceptionally cool; icy: glacial oceans. See Synonyms at cool.
    • obtaining the look of ice.
    • Lacking warmth and friendliness: a glacial stare.
    • getting the appearance of ice.
    • Lacking heat and friendliness: a glacial stare.
    • Coldly detached: a glacial composure.
    • of, or associated with glaciers
    • very slow
    • cool and icy
    • obtaining the appearance of ice
    • cool and unfriendly
    • Pertaining to ice or to its activity; composed of ice; frozen; icy; esp., regarding glaciers.
    • Resembling ice; obtaining the look and persistence of ice; -- said of certain solid substances.
    • relating to or produced by a glacier
    • devoid of warmth and cordiality; expressive of unfriendliness or disdain
    • extremely cold
    • Coldly detached: a glacial composure.
    • of, or relating to glaciers
    • really sluggish
    • cool and icy
    • obtaining the appearance of ice
    • cool and unfriendly
    • Pertaining to ice or even to its activity; comprising ice; frozen; icy; esp., related to glaciers.
    • Resembling ice; getting the appearance and consistency of ice; -- stated of specific solid substances.
    • relating to or produced from a glacier
    • lacking warmth and cordiality; expressive of unfriendliness or disdain
    • acutely cool
    • Of, regarding, or derived from a glacier.
    • Suggesting the extreme slowness of a glacier: Work proceeded at a glacial pace.
    • classified or ruled because of the existence of glaciers. Applied of a geologic epoch.
    • Pleistocene. See Table at geologic time.
    • Extremely cool; icy: glacial waters. See Synonyms at cool.
    • obtaining the appearance of ice.
    • Lacking warmth and friendliness: a glacial stare.
    • Coldly detached: a glacial composure.
    • of, or regarding glaciers
    • extremely slow
    • cool and icy
    • getting the appearance of ice
    • cool and unfriendly
    • regarding ice or even its activity; composed of ice; frozen; icy; esp., with respect to glaciers.
    • Resembling ice; getting the look and persistence of ice; -- said of specific solid substances.
    • Of, associated with, or produced by a glacier.
    • recommending the extreme slowness of a glacier: Work proceeded at a glacial speed.
    • Of, concerning, or produced from a glacier.
    • Characterized or dominated by the existence of glaciers. Applied of a geologic epoch.
    • Suggesting the severe slowness of a glacier: Work proceeded at a glacial speed.
    • Pleistocene. See dining table at geologic time.
    • concerning or derived from a glacier
    • classified or dominated because of the existence of glaciers. Applied of a geologic epoch.
    • Of, associated with, or based on a glacier.
    • acutely cold; icy: glacial waters. See Synonyms at cold.
    • Pleistocene. See dining table at geologic time.
    • Of, concerning, or produced by a glacier.
    • Having the appearance of ice.
    • Extremely cold; icy: glacial oceans. See Synonyms at cool.
    • Lacking warmth and friendliness: a glacial stare.
    • obtaining the look of ice.
    • Coldly detached: a glacial composure.
    • Lacking heat and friendliness: a glacial stare.
    • of, or concerning glaciers
    • Coldly detached: a glacial composure.
    • recommending the extreme slowness of a glacier: Work proceeded at a glacial speed.
    • devoid of warmth and cordiality; expressive of unfriendliness or disdain
    • Suggesting the extreme slowness of a glacier: Work proceeded at a glacial rate.
    • really sluggish
    • of, or regarding glaciers
    • classified or ruled because of the existence of glaciers. Used of a geologic epoch.
    • excessively cold
    • classified or dominated because of the presence of glaciers. Used of a geologic epoch.
    • really sluggish
    • cold and icy
    • Pleistocene. See dining table at geologic time.
    • Of, concerning, or based on a glacier.
    • Of, concerning, or produced from a glacier.
    • having the appearance of ice
    • cold and icy
    • Pleistocene. See Table at geologic time.
    • acutely cool; icy: glacial oceans. See Synonyms at cool.
    • recommending the severe slowness of a glacier: Work proceeded at a glacial speed.
    • Of, regarding, or based on a glacier.
    • Suggesting the severe slowness of a glacier: Work proceeded at a glacial rate.
    • cool and unfriendly
    • getting the appearance of ice.
    • classified or ruled by the existence of glaciers. Used of a geologic epoch.
    • very cool; icy: glacial oceans. See Synonyms at cold.
    • having the look of ice
    • Of, relating to, or produced from a glacier.
    • Suggesting the extreme slowness of a glacier: Work proceeded at a glacial speed.
    • Pleistocene. See dining table at geologic time.
    • Suggesting the extreme slowness of a glacier: Work proceeded at a glacial rate.
    • cool and unfriendly
    • Lacking warmth and friendliness: a glacial stare.
    • Having the appearance of ice.
    • with respect to ice or to its activity; comprising ice; frozen; icy; esp., with respect to glaciers.
    • classified or ruled because of the presence of glaciers. Used of a geologic epoch.
    • Lacking heat and friendliness: a glacial stare.
    • Coldly detached: a glacial composure.
    • classified or dominated because of the existence of glaciers. Used of a geologic epoch.
    • acutely cold; icy: glacial waters. See Synonyms at cool.
    • Pertaining to ice or to its action; consisting of ice; frozen; icy; esp., regarding glaciers.
    • Characterized or ruled because of the existence of glaciers. Applied of a geologic epoch.
    • Pleistocene. See dining table at geologic time.
    • Resembling ice; having the appearance and consistency of ice; -- stated of specific solid compounds.
    • Pleistocene. See dining table at geologic time.
    • Resembling ice; having the appearance and persistence of ice; -- stated of specific solid substances.
    • Pleistocene. See dining table at geologic time.
    • of, or concerning glaciers
    • Coldly detached: a glacial composure.
    • exceptionally cool; icy: glacial oceans. See Synonyms at cold.
    • getting the appearance of ice.
    • exceedingly cold; icy: glacial waters. See Synonyms at cool.
    • really slow
    • exceptionally cold; icy: glacial oceans. See Synonyms at cold.
    • getting the appearance of ice.
    • of, or concerning glaciers
    • Lacking heat and friendliness: a glacial stare.
    • Lacking heat and friendliness: a glacial stare.
    • really sluggish
    • Coldly detached: a glacial composure.
    • obtaining the appearance of ice.
    • cold and icy
    • of, or regarding glaciers
    • Coldly detached: a glacial composure.
    • Lacking heat and friendliness: a glacial stare.
    • regarding or derived from a glacier
    • obtaining the look of ice
    • very sluggish
    • Coldly detached: a glacial composure.
    • cool and unfriendly
    • devoid of warmth and cordiality; expressive of unfriendliness or disdain
    • cold and icy
    • of, or regarding glaciers
    • related to ice or even to its action; consisting of ice; frozen; icy; esp., pertaining to glaciers.
    • exceptionally cold
    • obtaining the appearance of ice
    • extremely slow
    • Resembling ice; obtaining the appearance and consistency of ice; -- said of specific solid compounds.
    • Having the look of ice.
    • cool and unfriendly
    • cool and icy
    • Lacking warmth and friendliness: a glacial stare.
    • obtaining the look of ice
    • Pertaining to ice or even its action; composed of ice; frozen; icy; esp., related to glaciers.
    • Coldly detached: a glacial composure.
    • cool and unfriendly
    • Resembling ice; having the appearance and consistency of ice; -- stated of specific solid compounds.
    • of, or regarding glaciers
    • related to ice or to its action; consisting of ice; frozen; icy; esp., regarding glaciers.
    • associated with or derived from a glacier
    • extremely sluggish
    • Resembling ice; having the appearance and persistence of ice; -- said of specific solid compounds.
    • devoid of warmth and cordiality; expressive of unfriendliness or disdain
    • cool and icy
    • excessively cool
    • obtaining the appearance of ice
    • cool and unfriendly
    • associated with or derived from a glacier
    • cold and icy
    • of, or relating to glaciers
    • lacking warmth and cordiality; expressive of unfriendliness or disdain
    • having the look of ice
    • regarding ice or even to its action; composed of ice; frozen; icy; esp., pertaining to glaciers.
    • regarding or based on a glacier
    • exceedingly cold
    • extremely slow
    • cool and unfriendly
    • Resembling ice; having the appearance and consistency of ice; -- stated of particular solid substances.
    • Pertaining to ice or even its activity; comprising ice; frozen; icy; esp., regarding glaciers.
    • cold and icy
    • devoid of heat and cordiality; expressive of unfriendliness or disdain
    • exceptionally cold
    • getting the appearance of ice
    • Resembling ice; getting the look and persistence of ice; -- said of certain solid compounds.
    • cool and unfriendly
    • with respect to ice or even to its activity; comprising ice; frozen; icy; esp., regarding glaciers.
    • relating to or produced by a glacier
    • Resembling ice; having the look and persistence of ice; -- said of certain solid compounds.
    • devoid of warmth and cordiality; expressive of unfriendliness or disdain
    • acutely cool
    • concerning or produced by a glacier
    • associated with or produced from a glacier
    • lacking warmth and cordiality; expressive of unfriendliness or disdain
    • lacking warmth and cordiality; expressive of unfriendliness or disdain
    • exceedingly cold
    • exceptionally cold
    • regarding or derived from a glacier
    • lacking heat and cordiality; expressive of unfriendliness or disdain
    • acutely cold
  • others:
    • Icy; comprising ice; frozen; hence, resembling ice; figuratively, having a cold, glassy look or manner.
    • In geology, referring to ice; linked to the geological company of ice.
    • Of or associated with a glacier or an ice-sheet.
    • In chem., assuming the solid state as a result of focus: used chiefly of particular acids (as acetic, sulphuric, and phosphoric acids) which are generally viewed as fluids but solidify at low conditions whenever concentrated by removal of water.
    • Icy; comprising ice; frozen; ergo, resembling ice; figuratively, having a cold, glassy appearance or way.
    • In geology, discussing ice; linked to the geological company of ice.
    • Of or concerning a glacier or an ice-sheet.
    • In chem., assuming the solid state due to concentration: used mainly of certain acids (as acetic, sulphuric, and phosphoric acids) that are frequently seen as fluids but solidify at reduced temperatures when focused by removal of liquid.
    • Icy; comprising ice; frozen; ergo, resembling ice; figuratively, having a cold, glassy appearance or manner.
    • In geology, talking about ice; linked to the geological agency of ice.
    • Of or associated with a glacier or an ice-sheet.
    • In chem., assuming the solid-state due to focus: used chiefly of certain acids (as acetic, sulphuric, and phosphoric acids) which are frequently seen as liquids but solidify at reduced temperatures when concentrated by elimination of water.
    • Icy; consisting of ice; frozen; thus, resembling ice; figuratively, having a cold, glassy appearance or fashion.
    • In geology, talking about ice; from the geological agency of ice.
    • Icy; comprising ice; frozen; for this reason, resembling ice; figuratively, having a cold, glassy look or manner.
    • Of or concerning a glacier or an ice-sheet.
    • In chem., assuming the solid state as a result of focus: utilized mainly of certain acids (as acetic, sulphuric, and phosphoric acids) which are frequently viewed as fluids but solidify at reduced temperatures when focused by removal of liquid.
    • In geology, referring to ice; linked to the geological agency of ice.
    • Of or associated with a glacier or an ice-sheet.
    • In chem., assuming the solid-state due to focus: made use of chiefly of certain acids (as acetic, sulphuric, and phosphoric acids) that are frequently seen as fluids but solidify at low conditions when focused by elimination of liquid.
    • Icy; consisting of ice; frozen; ergo, resembling ice; figuratively, having a cold, glassy appearance or manner.
    • In geology, talking about ice; associated with the geological agency of ice.
    • Of or concerning a glacier or an ice-sheet.
    • Icy; composed of ice; frozen; thus, resembling ice; figuratively, having a cold, glassy appearance or way.
    • In geology, talking about ice; associated with the geological company of ice.
    • In chem., assuming the solid state because of concentration: made use of chiefly of specific acids (as acetic, sulphuric, and phosphoric acids) which are commonly viewed as fluids but solidify at reasonable temperatures whenever focused by removal of water.
    • Of or concerning a glacier or an ice-sheet.
    • Icy; consisting of ice; frozen; therefore, resembling ice; figuratively, having a cold, glassy look or manner.
    • In chem., presuming the solid state due to focus: made use of mainly of particular acids (as acetic, sulphuric, and phosphoric acids) which are frequently seen as fluids but solidify at low conditions whenever concentrated by elimination of liquid.
    • In geology, talking about ice; associated with the geological agency of ice.
    • Icy; consisting of ice; frozen; for this reason, resembling ice; figuratively, having a cold, glassy look or manner.
    • In geology, discussing ice; associated with the geological agency of ice.
    • Of or concerning a glacier or an ice-sheet.
    • Icy; consisting of ice; frozen; for this reason, resembling ice; figuratively, having a cold, glassy look or manner.
    • In geology, referring to ice; associated with the geological company of ice.
    • In chem., assuming the solid state as a result of concentration: used chiefly of certain acids (as acetic, sulphuric, and phosphoric acids) which are commonly seen as liquids but solidify at low temperatures when concentrated by removal of water.
    • Of or relating to a glacier or an ice-sheet.
    • In chem., presuming the solid state because of concentration: used chiefly of certain acids (as acetic, sulphuric, and phosphoric acids) that are frequently viewed as liquids but solidify at reduced temperatures whenever focused by removal of liquid.
    • Of or concerning a glacier or an ice-sheet.
    • In chem., assuming the solid state as a result of focus: used mainly of certain acids (as acetic, sulphuric, and phosphoric acids) that are generally seen as fluids but solidify at reduced temperatures whenever focused by removal of liquid.
    • Icy; comprising ice; frozen; hence, resembling ice; figuratively, having a cold, glassy appearance or fashion.
    • In geology, discussing ice; linked to the geological company of ice.
    • Of or regarding a glacier or an ice-sheet.
    • In chem., assuming the solid state as a result of concentration: utilized chiefly of particular acids (as acetic, sulphuric, and phosphoric acids) which are frequently regarded as fluids but solidify at reduced conditions when focused by removal of water.

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