glaciate

verb
gla·ci·ate | \ˈglā-shē-ˌāt, -sē-\
glaciated; glaciating

Definition of glaciate 

transitive verb

1 : freeze

2a : to subject to glacial action also : to produce glacial effects in or on

b : to cover with a glacier

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glaciation \ˌglā-shē-ˈā-shən, -sē- \ noun

First Known Use of glaciate

circa 1623, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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