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tr.v. gla·ci·at·ed, gla·ci·at·ing, gla·ci·ates
a. To cover with ice or a glacier.
b. To subject to or affect by glacial action.
2. To freeze.
1. The effects on land of ice sheets or glaciers that erode rocks and deposit the rock debris.
2. A time when ice sheets develop and spread.
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|Noun||1.||glaciation - the condition of being covered with glaciers or masses of ice; the result of glacial action; "Agassiz recognized marks of glaciation all over northern Europe"|
environmental condition - the state of the environment
|2.||glaciation - the process of covering the earth with glaciers or masses of ice|
geologic process, geological process - (geology) a natural process whereby geological features are modified
Riss glaciation - the next-to-last Pleistocene glaciation in the Alps and the deposits laid down at that time
Saale glaciation - the next-to-last Pleistocene glaciation in northern Europe and the deposits laid down at that time
Wolstonian glaciation - the next-to-last Pleistocene glaciation in Britain and the deposits laid down at that time