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firnification

[ feer-nuh-fi-key-shuhn ]
/ ˌfɪər nə fɪˈkeɪ ʃən /
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noun
the process by which snow changes into névé.
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Origin of firnification

First recorded in 1920–25; firn + -i- + -fication

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