Translation of glacial in Spanish:

glacial

glacial, adj.

Pronunciation /ˈɡleɪʃ(ə)l//ˈɡleɪsɪəl//ˈɡleɪʃəl/

adjective

  • 1

    Geology
    glacial
    • The vivianite occurs in dark brown and dark gray beds of glacial silt and clay.
    • These processes can be observed occurring in the near-surface at present and have also affected late Devensian and pre-late Devensian glacial deposits.
    • When the glaciers melted and receded, the copper and rock were dropped from the ice sheets and became part of the glacial deposits.
    • During cold glacial times, desert regions become more arid and the production of silt increases and its transportation is enhanced.
    • In some sections these high values declined to more moderate values just below the glacial deposits.
    • Like glacial terminal moraines, these population groups represented deposits resulting from four centuries of immigration.
    • Later he became strongly opposed to the theory that proglacial lakes were formed by the agency of huge glacial dams.
    • A body embedded in glacial ice - what else could this be but the gruesome record of a climbing accident?
    • We have 420,000 years of climate history at our fingertips, covering the last four glacial and interglacial cycles.
    • Although this may not sound like a large increase, it may be enough to affect the rate of glacial melting, raising sea levels, and to otherwise have an impact on the earth's climate.
    • The new work confirms the stable relationship between Antarctic climate and the greenhouse gasses carbon dioxide and methane during the last four glacial cycles.
    • In contrast, glacial and periglacial deposits, such as dropstones, were formed at high latitudes; these are notably important in the late Carboniferous and early Permian.
    • It is unknown how many more veins that occur in this area may contain worldclass specimens because most of the land is covered with glacial till deposits and outcrops are scarce.
    • Gypsum crystals are present, occurring in Pleistocene glacial lake beds of bluish-gray silt and clay that are exposed along the banks of the creek.
    • We propose that the last glacial maximum Welsh Ice Cap formed part of a much larger and more dynamic British-Irish Ice Sheet.
    • From the 3,000 foot glacial valley where the plane dropped us off, we went after our first slopes, undulating falls that one of the many Vinson ice tributaries.
    • Reference is made to the dating presence of shells and glacial deposits, and the burial chronology and body size reduction evidence.
    • Several minerals, classified as drift minerals in this article, are present in Pleistocene glacial deposits.
    • In the last million years, the Earth has been through seven glacial cycles, the last of which - named the Holocene - began 10,000 years ago.
    • Fifteen glacial tongues of ice can be seen without leaving your car.
    • The plains and valleys here often consist of glacial moraine or deposits from ancient lakes.
  • 2

    (very cold)
    (wind/weather) glacial
    (look/stare/indifference) glacial
    • His blue eyes were the color of glacial ice and his black hair was as dark as space.
    • But his glacial blue eyes reflect a glint of triumph.
    • He wondered if Clara had packed her blue satin dress - no it still clung to the wardrobe hook, like ice, glacial blue.
    • As the car slowly rolled past him, he raised his bowl to the window, not speaking, and stared at me for a moment with celestial, incomprehensible, glacial blue eyes.
    • This dispassionate view of man and nature brings an icy edge to his work, intensified by her color choice of glacial whites and gelid blues.
    • The Supreme Court could accept it, but I expect that anyone that would appeal wouldn't just have a chilly reception, but a perfectly glacial reception.
    • He looked at the angry, confused faces on the screen frozen against a glacial blue sky.
    • I could see across the flood plain towards rivers of blue glacial ice cascading down from the flanks of distant mountains.
    • She leaned back and looked into the glacial blue of his eyes.
    • We climbed slowly towards the Katantika Pass, inching towards the magnificent, glaciated summits of Presidente and Flor, their white snow tinged with glacial blue.
    • The movie's emotional trajectory is also from hot to cold, earth tones to glacial whites.
    • His sword continued to blaze, its hilt now a shapeless mass of brilliant glacial blue light.
    • Throughout the world lie lush forests, arid deserts, glacial mountains.
    • A glacial frigidity has taken the place of the wild party.
    • Dozens of icebergs, each a few feet high, float lazily, their whiteness turning to a glacial blue in the depths.