from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- transitive verb To cover with ice or a glacier.
- transitive verb To subject to or affect by glacial action.
- transitive verb To freeze.
from The Century Dictionary.
- To act upon by a glacier.
- To convert into ice.
- To cover with ice.
- To give an ice-like or frosted appearance to.
- To be converted into ice.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- intransitive verb To turn to ice.
- transitive verb To convert into, or cover with, ice.
- transitive verb (Geol.) To produce glacial effects upon, as in the scoring of rocks, transportation of loose material, etc.
- transitive verb rocks whose surfaces have been smoothed, furrowed, or striated, by the action of ice.
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- verb To cover with
iceor a glacier
- verb To
erodewith a glacier
- verb To
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- verb become frozen and covered with glaciers
- verb cover with ice or snow or a glacier
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
[Latin glaciāre, glaciāt-, to freeze, from glaciēs, ice; see gel- in Indo-European roots.]
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From Latin glaciātus, past participle of glaciō ("freeze").
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.