Definitions for glaciation
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
gla•ci•ateˈgleɪ ʃiˌeɪt, -si-(v.)-at•ed, -at•ing.
(v.t.)to cover with ice or glaciers.
to affect by glacial action.
(v.i.)to become frozen or covered with ice or glaciers.
Origin of glaciate:
1615–25; < L glaciātus, ptp. of glaciāre to freeze, der. of glaciēs ice
the condition of being covered with glaciers or masses of ice; the result of glacial action
"Agassiz recognized marks of glaciation all over northern Europe"
the process of covering the earth with glaciers or masses of ice
Act of freezing.
That which is formed by freezing; ice.
The process of covering with a glacier, or the state of being glaciated; the production of glacial phenomena.
act of freezing
that which is formed by freezing; ice
the process of glaciating, or the state of being glaciated; the production of glacial phenomena