ice-scoured

[ ahys-skouuh rd, -skou-erd ]
/ ˈaɪsˌskaʊərd, -ˌskaʊ ərd /
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adjective Physical Geography.

noting an area having surface features resulting from scouring by an advancing ice sheet during glaciation.

Nearby words

  1. ice-cream suit,
  2. ice-cream supper,
  3. ice-free,
  4. ice-minus,
  5. ice-out,
  6. ice-skate,
  7. ice-up,
  8. ice-water,
  9. ice.,
  10. iceberg

Origin of ice-scoured

First recorded in 1935–40

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for ice-scoured

  • In its bed, among muddy pools of water and ice-scoured rocks, he wandered, picking up fat nugget-gold.

    Smoke Bellew|Jack London