glaciology

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gla·ci·ol·o·gy

 (glā′shē-ŏl′ə-jē, -sē-)
n.
The scientific study of glaciers and their effects on the landscape.


gla′ci·o·log′ic (-ə-lŏj′ĭk), gla′ci·o·log′i·cal adj.
gla′ci·ol′o·gist n.

glaciology

(ˌɡlæsɪˈɒlədʒɪ; ˌɡleɪ-)
n
(Physical Geography) the study of the distribution, character, and effects of glaciers
glaciological, ˌglacioˈlogic adj
ˌglaciˈologist, ˈglacialist n

gla•ci•ol•o•gy

(ˌgleɪ ʃiˈɒl ə dʒi, -si-)

n.
the branch of geology that deals with the nature, distribution, and action of glaciers and their effect on the earth's topography.
[1890–95; glaci (er) + -o- + -logy]
gla`ci•o•log′i•cal (-əˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl) adj.
gla`ci•ol′o•gist, n.

glaciology

the branch of geology that studies the nature, distribution, and movement of glaciers and their effects upon the earth’s topography. — glaciologist, n.glaciological, adj.
See also: Geology
Translations

glaciology

[ˌglæsɪˈɒlədʒɪ] Nglaciología f

glaciology

nGletscherkunde f, → Glaziologie f (form)
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