American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- v. To cover with ice or a glacier.
- v. To subject to or affect by glacial action.
- v. To freeze.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To convert into ice.
- To cover with ice.
- To give an ice-like or frosted appearance to.
- To be converted into ice.
- To act upon by a glacier.
GNU Webster's 1913
- v. To turn to ice.
- v. To convert into, or cover with, ice.
- v. (Geol.) To produce glacial effects upon, as in the scoring of rocks, transportation of loose material, etc.
- v. become frozen and covered with glaciers
- v. cover with ice or snow or a glacier
- From Latin glaciātus, past participle of glaciō ("freeze"). (Wiktionary)
- Latin glaciāre, glaciāt-, to freeze, from glaciēs, ice; see gel- in Indo-European roots. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“They show that when the world began to glaciate at the start of the Ice Age about 35 million years ago, the concentration of CO2 in the atmosphere stood at about 450ppm.”
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