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glacier
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Definition
a large mass of ice that moves over land like an exceedingly slow river

The form glacial, in addition to meaning relates to a glacier, can mean:
  • moves very slowly (like a glacier)
  • relates to a geological time period when much of the earth was covered with glaciers
  • relates to ice or cold (often metaphorically) — as in "She gave me a glacial stare."
  • Upon this seedy gaiety entered a splendor, a tremendous blackbearded personage, magnificent of glacial shirt-bosom, vast of brow, wild-eyed with genius or with madness.
    Chapter 8 (73% in)

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