relating to or derived from a glacier
frigid, frosty, frozen, glacial, icy, wintry(adj)
devoid of warmth and cordiality; expressive of unfriendliness or disdain
"a frigid greeting"; "got a frosty reception"; "a frozen look on their faces"; "a glacial handshake"; "icy stare"; "wintry smile"
arctic, frigid, gelid, glacial, icy, polar(adj)
"an arctic climate"; "a frigid day"; "gelid waters of the North Atlantic"; "glacial winds"; "icy hands"; "polar weather"
of, or relating to glaciers
cold and icy
having the appearance of ice
cool and unfriendly
Of the Pleistocene period dominated by the presence of glaciers.
Origin: From glacial, from glacialis, from glacies.
pertaining to ice or to its action; consisting of ice; frozen; icy; esp., pertaining to glaciers; as, glacial phenomena
resembling ice; having the appearance and consistency of ice; -- said of certain solid compounds; as, glacial phosphoric or acetic acids
Origin: [L. glacialis, from glacies ice: cf. F. glacial.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
glā′shi-al, adj. icy: frozen: pertaining to ice or its action, esp. to glaciers.—ns. Glā′cialist, one who attributes the phenomena of the drift in geology to the action of glaciers; Glāciā′tion, the act of freezing: ice: the process of becoming covered with glaciers. [Fr.,—L. glacialis—glacies, ice.]
The numerical value of glacial in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of glacial in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
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