glaciernoun [ C ]uk /ˈɡlæs.i.ər/ us /ˈɡleɪ.si.ɚ/
Examples from literature
- A glacier is like a river of ice.
- Alaska has many mountains and glaciers.
- As the weather got warmer, the glacier started to melt.
- Glaciers hold about 69 percent of the Earth’s fresh water.
- Global warming is causing glaciers to melt.
- Most glaciers move about 0.3 meters a day but can move as fast as 31 meters in one day!
- Some glaciers are so small you can walk over them in one or two hours.
- The Matanuska glacier is one of the most beautiful.
- The biggest glacier in the world, the Lambert Glacier in Antarctica, is more than 40 kilometers wide and more than 400 kilometers long!
- Then the slow-moving glaciers are going to change into fast-moving rivers again.
- There are more than 100,000 glaciers in Alaska.
- This glacier in Alaska is a river of ice.
- Ushuaia has lakes, forests, glaciers, beautiful rainbows, and the Andes Mountains.
- We have to hope that the glaciers don’t melt.
- When a glacier meets the ocean, parts of it break off.