Definition of 'glacial'
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This glacial progress towards fairness cannot be allowed to go on. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Policy unfolds at a more glacial pace than politics. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Everything is moving at glacial pace and is incredibly small. Times, Sunday Times (2009)And the world governing body moves at a glacial pace. Times, Sunday Times (2015)This was the time of the last glacial maximum. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Where glossy magazines move at a glacial pace, the website was fast and nimble. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Treatments improve at a glacial pace, if at all. The Times Literary Supplement (2014)This glacial pace does not bode well for future disputes and only those with the very deepest pockets will consider it an option. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The fact is that things move at a glacial pace in men's fashion. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Life moved in Moscow at a glacial pace. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Previous declines into glacial periods took place relatively slowly, over roughly thousands of years. Fire and Ice - the Greenhouse Effect, Ozone Depletion, and Nuclear Winter (1990)Stunning glacial lakes dotted the valley landscape, pretty alpine rivers flowing between the steep valley walls. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He has already splashed joyously around glacial lakes in Norway. Times, Sunday Times (2007)At my feet was a glacial lake, rain pinching its surface. Times, Sunday Times (2013)And to preserve its stunning glacial landscapes for future generations, ship traffic is limited to the summer months. Times, Sunday Times (2006)There's a sense of slide and decay in the pictures of crumbling volcanic cliffs and dirty glacial ice. Times, Sunday Times (2007)But the pace is glacial. Times, Sunday Times (2009)I was strapped in and we were going across an ice-cold glacial lake. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Temperatures were gradually cooling over the period, but the Neanderthals had survived many glacial periods before. Times, Sunday Times (2007)But science moves at a glacial pace and no one is expecting a'cure' any time soon. Times, Sunday Times (2015)If you think that a show about icebergs would go at a glacial pace, you'd be wrong. The Sun (2012)They will have to insist that Washington is wrong about the glacial pace of trade talks on the basis that Britain is a special case. Times, Sunday Times (2016)
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Used Occasionally. glacial is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'glacial'
British English: glacial ADJECTIVE
Glacial means relating to or produced by glaciers or ice.
...a true glacial landscape with U-shaped valleys.
Definition of glacial from the Collins English Dictionary
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