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reesetee commented on the word downwasting
Agreed--you put your finger on why it sounds odd to me.
November 15, 2008
sionnach commented on the word downwasting
This sounds so Germanic. Like saying "the sideways-leaning plank", though it's not incorrect in English, it sounds slightly peculiar.
The thinning of a glacier resulting from melting ice. It can occur in both moving and stagnant ice.