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englacial

[en-gley-shuh l] /ɛnˈgleɪ ʃəl/
adjective, Geology
1.
within the ice of a glacier.
2.
believed to have been formerly within the ice of a glacier:
englacial debris.
Origin
1890-1895
1890-95; en-1 + glacial
Related forms
englacially, adverb
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  • Nevertheless, these data can provide some insight into englacial structural characteristics.
British Dictionary definitions for englacial

englacial

/ɪnˈɡleɪsɪəl/
adjective
1.
embedded in, carried by, or running through a glacier englacial drift, an englacial river
Derived Forms
englacially, adverb
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englacial in Science
englacial
  (ěn-glā'shəl)   
Located or occurring within a glacier, as certain meltwater streams, till deposits, and moraines.
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