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glaciate


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Glaciate  \Gla"ci*ate\,  v.  i.  [L.  glaciatus  p.  p.  of  glaciare  to 
  freeze,  fr  glacies  ice.] 
  To  turn  to  ice. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Glaciate  \Gla"ci*ate\,  v.  t. 
  1.  To  convert  into  or  cover  with  ice. 
 
  2.  (Geol.)  To  produce  glacial  effects  upon  as  in  the  scoring 
  of  rocks,  transportation  of  loose  material,  etc 
 
  {Glaciated  rocks},  rocks  whose  surfaces  have  been  smoothed, 
  furrowed,  or  striated,  by  the  action  of  ice. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  glaciate 
  v  1:  cover  with  ice  or  snow  or  a  glacier;  "the  entire  area  was 
  glaciated" 
  2:  become  frozen  and  covered  with  glaciers 




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