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Occurring between glacial epochs.
A comparatively short period of warmth during an overall period of glaciation.
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(Geological Science) occurring or formed between periods of glacial action
(Geological Science) a period of comparatively warm climate between two glaciations, esp of the Pleistocene epoch
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in•ter•gla•cial(ˌɪn tərˈgleɪ ʃəl)
1. occurring or formed between times of glacial action.n.
2. an interglacial period.
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