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Definitions and Synonyms of glaciation | Another word for glaciation | What is glaciation?

Definition 1: the process of covering the earth with glaciers or masses of ice - [noun denoting process]

(glaciation is a kind of ...) (geology) a natural process whereby geological features are modified

(... is a kind of glaciation ) the next-to-last Pleistocene glaciation in the Alps and the deposits laid down at that time

(... is a kind of glaciation ) the next-to-last Pleistocene glaciation in northern Europe and the deposits laid down at that time

(... is a kind of glaciation ) the next-to-last Pleistocene glaciation in Britain and the deposits laid down at that time

Definition 2: the condition of being covered with glaciers or masses of ice; the result of glacial action - [noun denoting state]

Samples where glaciation or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Agassiz recognized marks of glaciation all over northern Europe

(glaciation is a kind of ...) the state of the environment

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