within the ice of a glacier.
believed to have been formerly within the ice of a glacier: englacial debris.
- en·gla·cial·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for englacial
embedded in, carried by, or running through a glacier: englacial drift; an englacial river
- englacially, adverb
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Scientific definitions for englacial
Located or occurring within a glacier, as certain meltwater streams, till deposits, and moraines.
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