glaciate

verb gla·ci·ate \ ˈglā-shē-ˌāt , -sē- \

Definition of glaciate

glaciated; glaciating
1 : freeze
2 a : to subject to glacial action; also : to produce glacial effects in or on
b : to cover with a glacier

glaciation

play \ˌglā-shē-ˈā-shən, -sē-\ noun

First Known Use of glaciate

circa 1623

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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