glacial Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “glacial” in the English Dictionary

"glacial" in British English

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uk   us   /ˈɡleɪ.ʃəl/

glacial adjective (ICE/COLD)

made or ​left by a ​glacier: glacial ​deposits extremelycold: glacial ​temperatures a glacial ​period

glacial adjective (NOT FRIENDLY)

extremelyunfriendly: She gave me a glacial ​smile/​stare.
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