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Meaning of GLACIATE

Pronunciation:  'gleyshee`eyt

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [v]  become frozen and covered with glaciers
  2. [v]  cover with ice or snow or a glacier; "the entire area was glaciated"

GLACIATE is a 8 letter word that starts with G.


 See Also: cover, freeze, spread over



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Gla"ci*ate\, v. i. [L. glaciatus, p. p. of glaciare to
    freeze, fr. glacies ice.]
    To turn to ice.
  2. \Gla"ci*ate\, v. t.
    1. To convert into, or cover with, ice.
    2. (Geol.) To produce glacial effects upon, as in the scoring
       of rocks, transportation of loose material, etc.
    {Glaciated rocks}, rocks whose surfaces have been smoothed,
       furrowed, or striated, by the action of ice.