Glacier - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈɡleɪʃər|  American pronunciation of the word glacier
Brit.  |ˈɡlasɪə|  British pronunciation of the word glacier

noun

- a slowly moving mass of ice

Examples

The ice masses coalesced into a glacier over time.

A large glacier steepened the side of the mountain.

Geologists took samples from the terminus of the glacier.

Accompanied by our guide, we proceeded to the glacier.

The left bank of the glacier.

The body of the glacier had melted away, but its bones were left.

The glacier retrogrades

Word forms

noun
singular: glacier
plural: glaciers
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