superglacial

/supəˈgleɪʃəl/ (say soohpuh'glayshuhl), /-siəl/ (say -seeuhl)

adjective
1. on the surface of a glacier.
2. believed to have been formerly on the surface of a glacier: superglacial debris.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • superglacial — |süpə(r)+ adjective Etymology: super + glacier + al : on, of, or relating to the surface of a glacier superglacial rivers * * * /sooh peuhr glay sheuhl/, adj. 1. on the surface of a glacier. 2 …   Useful english dictionary

  • superglacial — /sooh peuhr glay sheuhl/, adj. 1. on the surface of a glacier. 2. believed to have been formerly on the surface of a glacier: superglacial debris. [1885 90; SUPER + GLACIAL] * * * …   Universalium

  • superglacial — adjective Above a glacier or other body of ice …   Wiktionary

  • superglacial —    (not recommended)    refer to supraglacial …   Glossary of landform and geologic terms

  • superglacial — su·per·glacial …   English syllables

  • superglacial, e, aux —  adj. ® supraglaciaire …   Le dictionnaire des mots absents des autres dictionnaires

  • Supraglacial lake — A supraglacial lake is any pond of liquid water on the top of a glacier. Although these pools are wict|ephemeral, they may reach kilometers in diameter and be several meters deep. They may last for months or even decades at a time, but can empty… …   Wikipedia

  • superglacially — adverb In a superglacial manner; above a glacier or ice …   Wiktionary

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