Definitions for icecapˈaɪsˌkæp

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ice•capˈaɪsˌkæp(n.)

  1. a thick cover of ice over an area, sloping in all directions from the center.

    Category: Geography (terms)

Origin of icecap:

1850–55

ice′capped`(adj.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. icecap, ice cap(noun)

    a mass of ice and snow that permanently covers a large area of land (e.g., the polar regions or a mountain peak)

Wiktionary

  1. icecap(Noun)

    A permanent expanse of ice encompassing a large geographical area, e.g. in Earth's polar zones.

    The ocean beneath the arctic icecap hosts many unique organisms adapted to the cold and lack of light.

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