ice-scoured

[ ahys-skouuhrd, -skou-erd ]
/ ˈaɪsˌskaʊərd, -ˌskaʊ ərd /

adjective Physical Geography.

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

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Origin of ice-scoured

First recorded in 1935–40
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Example sentences 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