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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Noun- A science concerned with the causes and modes of ice accumulation and with ice action on the earth's surface.

Usage examples (26)
  • Unlike the Alps, the Himalayas has a patchy photographic record and the history of scientific glaciology is short.
  • You have a Ph.D. in glaciology.
  • 'glaciology', with water as glaciers and polar ice; 'climatology', with the role of water in Earth's climate.
  • The geology, volcanology and glaciology of Kilimanjaro. for more
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