“Americans will never drive a small car,” said the man from GM with glacial confidence.
The often glacial pace of change can prove particularly frustrating to former clerks who return as justices.
Folks are taking cold showers already, and the weather soon will be glacial.
Many thousands of years ago, glacial floods swept through the area and carved out the sloping sides of the current grounds.
For a church that moves at a glacial pace, the murmurings of Bishops like Tobin are lightning fast and boldly subversive.
The former, as is well known, owes its origin to the action of ice on the mountains of Norway in the glacial period.
It certainly was before the Pharaohs and perhaps before the glacial epoch.
The following manipulations are adopted in testing olive oil: Equal parts of glacial acetic acid and water are mixed in a bottle.
The glacial men had done their work of slaughter and vanished.
But it would be strange, indeed, if the cold of the glacial epoch should be absolutely unique.
1650s, "cold, icy," from French glacial, from Latin glacialis "icy, frozen, full of ice," from glacies "ice," probably from PIE root *gel- "cold" (cf. Latin gelu "frost;" see cold (adj.)). Geological sense apparently coined in 1846 by British naturalist Edward Forbes (1815-1854). Related: Glacially.