glacier Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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glaciernoun [C]

uk   /ˈɡlæs.i.ər/  us   /ˈɡleɪ.si.ɚ/
a ​largemass of ​ice that ​movesslowly
(Definition of glacier from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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glaciernoun [C]

 us   /ˈɡleɪ·ʃər/
earth science a ​largemass of ​ice that moves ​slowly over ​land, esp. down the ​side of a ​mountain, often ​movingrocks with it and ​changing the ​shape of the ​land
(Definition of glacier from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “glacier”
in Korean 빙하…
in Arabic نَهْر جَليدي…
in Malaysian glasier…
in French glacier…
in Russian ледник…
in Chinese (Traditional) 冰川, 冰河…
in Italian ghiacciaio…
in Turkish buzul…
in Polish lodowiec…
in Spanish glaciar…
in Vietnamese sông băng…
in Portuguese geleira…
in Thai ธารน้ำแข็ง…
in German der Gletscher…
in Catalan glacera…
in Japanese 氷河…
in Chinese (Simplified) 冰川, 冰河…
in Indonesian glacier, tumpukan es…
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