Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The border of a glacier or ice-sheet.

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Examples

  • The Top of the World Hotel (www.tundratoursinc.com), about a mile away, offers waterfront (or, from late autumn until early summer, ice-front) rooms and is near the center of town.

    Taking the Arctic Plunge

  • Glacier accelerations causing this imbalance have been related to enhanced surface meltwater production penetrating to the bed to lubricate glacier motion, and to ice-shelf removal, ice-front retreat, and glacier ungrounding that reduce resistance to flow.

    Rabett Run

  • Is the reaction against MOO's among mudders, or the ice-front between those who prefer LpMUD or DikuMUD of the same nature as between those who read fantasy and those who read modern romances?

    Archive 2001-10-01

  • Is the reaction against MOO's among mudders, or the ice-front between those who prefer LpMUD or DikuMUD of the same nature as between those who read fantasy and those who read modern romances?

    thinking with my fingers

  • Tran of all sizes and shapes moved about the ice-front.

    Icerigger

  • There were two masses forming an angle in the ice-front and consisting of two main ridges rising to a height of two hundred and fifty feet, running back into the ice-cap for

    The Home of the Blizzard Being the Story of the Australasian Antarctic Expedition, 1911-1914

  • The 'Aurora' retreated to the open sea, and headed to the west in search of a break in the ice-front.

    The Home of the Blizzard Being the Story of the Australasian Antarctic Expedition, 1911-1914

  • This image shows ice-front retreat in part of the southern Antarctic Peninsula from 1947 to 2009.

    PhysOrg.com - latest science and technology news stories

  • This image shows ice-front retreat in part of the southern Antarctic Peninsula from 1947 to 2009.

    PhysOrg.com - latest science and technology news stories

  • I pushed on, with many a rest and halt to admire the bold and marvelously sculptured ice-front, looking all the grander and more striking in the gray mist with all the rest of the glacier shut out, until I came to a lake about two hundred yards wide and two miles long with scores of small bergs floating in it, some aground, close inshore against the moraine, the light playing on their angles and shimmering in their blue caves in ravishing tones.

    Travels in Alaska

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