from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To cover with ice or a glacier.
- transitive v. To subject to or affect by glacial action.
- transitive v. To freeze.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To cover with ice or a glacier
- v. To erode with a glacier
- v. To freeze
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- intransitive v. To turn to ice.
- transitive v. To convert into, or cover with, ice.
- transitive v. To produce glacial effects upon, as in the scoring of rocks, transportation of loose material, etc.
from The 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.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. become frozen and covered with glaciers
- v. cover with ice or snow or a glacier
Latin glaciāre, glaciāt-, to freeze, from glaciēs, ice; see gel- in Indo-European roots.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Latin glaciātus, past participle of glaciō ("freeze"). (Wiktionary)