a person who studies geological phenomena involving the action of ice, especially of glaciers.
- Also called glacial geologist.
- Also glaciologist.
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How to use glacialist in a sentence
The glacialist who can look back over the last twenty-five years of wordy conflict has every reason to be jubilant and hopeful.Fragments of Earth Lore | James Geikie
I am strengthened in these views by the conclusions arrived at by M. Falsan—the eminent French glacialist.Fragments of Earth Lore | James Geikie