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glaciernoun [C]

uk   /ˈɡlæs.i.ər/  us   /ˈɡleɪ.si.ɚ/
a large mass of ice that moves slowly
(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 large mass of ice that moves slowly over land, esp. down the side of a mountain, often moving rocks 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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