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ice cap

noun

Simple Definition of ice cap

  • : a very large and thick sheet of ice that covers the North Pole, the South Pole, or another region

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of ice cap

  1. 1 :  an ice bag shaped to the head

  2. 2 :  a cover of perennial ice and snow; specifically :  a glacier forming on an extensive area of relatively level land and flowing outward from its center

Circa 1860

First Known Use of ice cap

circa 1860


ICE CAP Defined for Kids

ice cap

noun

Definition of ice cap for Students

  1. :  a large more or less level glacier flowing outward in all directions from its center




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