Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Resembling a hummock; exhibiting or characterized by hummocks.

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Examples

  • Bent on getting artistic photographs with striking objects, such as hummocked floes or reflecting water, in the foreground, he used to depart with his own small sledge laden with cameras and cinematograph to journey alone to the grounded icebergs.

    Scott's Last Expedition Volume I

  • Heavy muscled he was, but he was not lumped and hummocked by muscles.

    A SON OF THE SUN

  • As the drops fell to the forest floor, the moss at my feet hummocked and quivered.

    Renegade's Magic

  • Out here on the ice, he has been more aware than ever — that is, he has shared some of Silence's awareness — of the subtleties of hummocked ice and old winter ice and new pressure ridges and thick pack ice and dangerous new ice.

    The Terror

  • I took the ship back over our course for four miles, to a point where some looser pack gave faint promise of a way through; but, after battling for three hours with very heavy hummocked ice and making four miles to the south, we were brought up by huge blocks and floes of very old pack.

    South: the story of Shackleton’s last expedition 1914–1917

  • Heavy but not necessarily hummocked ice, with generally a deep snow covering, which has remained held up in the position of growth by the enclosing nature of some feature of the coast, or by grounded bergs throughout the summer season when most of the ice breaks out.

    South: the story of Shackleton’s last expedition 1914–1917

  • It was much hummocked, but large areas of open water and long leads to the south – west continued until noon.

    South: the story of Shackleton’s last expedition 1914–1917

  • Those exceeding two feet in thickness are termed “heavy floes,” being generally hummocked, and in the Antarctic, at any rate, covered by fairly deep snow.

    South: the story of Shackleton’s last expedition 1914–1917

  • An area of ice, level or hummocked, whose limits are with in sight.

    South: the story of Shackleton’s last expedition 1914–1917

  • Fifteen minutes ago, they had surfaced in a thin lead, hummocked by snowbanks on either side.

    Ice Hunt

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