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See definition of glacial on Dictionary.com
  • adj.extremely cold
  • adj.unfriendly

synonyms for glacial

  • freezing
  • frigid
  • frosty
  • frozen
  • icy
  • polar
  • antarctic
  • arctic
  • biting
  • bitter
  • chill
  • chilly
  • cool
  • gelid
  • nippy
  • piercing
  • raw
  • wintry

antonyms for glacial

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  • heated
  • hot
  • warm
  • amicable
  • friendly
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The satellite images seem to point clearly to such a landslide, rather than a typical glacial lake overflow, Shugar says.
THREE THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT THE DISASTROUS FLOOD IN INDIACAROLYN GRAMLINGFEBRUARY 9, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
This research could provide a key piece of evidence in that case, by directly connecting emissions to the growth of the glacial lake.
A LOOMING CLIMATE DISASTER THREATENS THE LIVES OF 6,000 PERUVIANSPHILIP KIEFERFEBRUARY 9, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
The ice here is effectively the remnants of what were probably more extensive glacial structures in the past.
THESE MIGHT BE THE BEST PLACES FOR FUTURE MARS COLONISTS TO LOOK FOR ICENEEL PATELFEBRUARY 8, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
The astonishingly fast development of safe and effective vaccines is being stymied by the glacial pace of actual vaccinations while 3,000 Americans die each day.
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Researchers found that microbes collected from Icelandic glacial streams rich in dissolved hydrogen were better adapted to use the gas than those from a Canadian glacial stream where hydrogen was less plentiful.
GLACIER-DWELLING BACTERIA THRIVE ON CHEMICAL ENERGY DERIVED FROM ROCKS AND WATERKATE BAGGALEYDECEMBER 30, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
When champagne does change, it’s at a glacial pace usually driven from the outside.
MAKING CHAMPAGNE WITH LITTLE TO NO ADDED SUGAR IS TRICKY. A RESPECTED PRODUCER IS DOING IT RIGHT.DAVE MCINTYREDECEMBER 18, 2020WASHINGTON POST
The official board, created at a glacial pace over the past two years, announced last week that it would begin hearing appeals immediately.
FACEBOOK’S FIGHT AGAINST OUTSIDE OVERSIGHTDANIELLE ABRILOCTOBER 29, 2020FORTUNE
There’s also more rainfall than there used to be, which affects the glacial conditions.
THE GREENING OF ANTARCTICA - ISSUE 90: SOMETHING GREENMARISSA GRUNESOCTOBER 7, 2020NAUTILUS
This executive acknowledged that Google has been “moving at a glacial speed in CTV, but when they get there, they’ll still be a glacier.”
‘SLEEPING GIANT’: HOW GOOGLE STANDS TO SHAKE UP THE CONNECTED TV PLATFORM WARTIM PETERSONOCTOBER 7, 2020DIGIDAY
The lake, which was about 20 kilometers long, was found near the south pole, at the base of an area of thick glacial ice called the South Polar Layered Deposits.
THERE MIGHT BE EVEN MORE UNDERGROUND RESERVOIRS OF LIQUID WATER ON MARSNEEL PATELSEPTEMBER 28, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
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WORDS RELATED TO GLACIAL

  • chill
  • chilly
  • cool
  • freezing
  • frigid
  • frosty
  • frozen
  • gelid
  • glacial
  • icy
  • nippy
  • polar
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