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glacier

gla·cier

glacier

 
pronunciation:
gleI shr
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part of speech: noun
definition: a very large accumulation of ice formed in cold regions from compacted snow and moving very slowly outward or downward on a slope.
This glacier flows at a rate of eight feet per day.
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derivation: glaciered (adj.)
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  geology