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glaciate

[ gley-shee-eyt, -see- ]
/ 藞gle瑟 蕛i藢e瑟t, -si- /
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verb (used with object), gla路ci路at路ed, gla路ci路at路ing.
to cover with ice or glaciers.
to affect by glacial action.
verb (used without object), gla路ci路at路ed, gla路ci路at路ing.
to become frozen or covered with ice or glaciers.
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Origin of glaciate

1615鈥25; <Latin glaci膩tus (past participle of glaci膩re to freeze), equivalent to glaci(膿s) ice + -膩tus-ate1

OTHER WORDS FROM glaciate

gla路ci路a路tion, nounun路gla路ci路at路ed, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for glaciate

glaciate
/ (藞伞le瑟s瑟藢e瑟t) /

verb
to cover or become covered with glaciers or masses of ice
(tr) to subject to the effects of glaciers, such as denudation and erosion

Derived forms of glaciate

glaciation, noun
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