glaciate

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verb gla·ci·ate \ˈglā-shē-ˌāt, -sē-\

Definition of glaciate

glaciated

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glaciating

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  freeze

  3. 2a :  to subject to glacial action; also :  to produce glacial effects in or onb :  to cover with a glacier

glaciation

play \ˌglā-shē-ˈā-shən, -sē-\ noun

Circa 1623

First Known Use of glaciate

circa 1623

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