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Definition: Glacial theory
, a. [L. glacialis, from glacies ice: cf. F.
1. Pertaining to ice or to its action; consisting of ice;
frozen; icy; esp., pertaining to glaciers; as, glacial
2. (Chem.) Resembling ice; having the appearance and
consistency of ice; -- said of certain solid compounds;
as, glacial phosphoric or acetic acids.
(Chem.), an acid of such strength or purity as
to crystallize at an ordinary temperature, in an icelike
form; as acetic or carbolic acid.
(Geol.), earth and rocks which have been
transported by moving ice, land ice, or icebergs; bowlder
or Glacial period
(Geol.), a period during
which the climate of the modern temperate regions was
polar, and ice covered large portions of the northern
hemisphere to the mountain tops.
or Glacial hypothesis
. (Geol.) See
, under Glacier