glacial


glacial
adj.
glacial.
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glacial
adjetivo
1 glacial
2 figurado glacial, icy
tuvo un recibimiento glacial he had an icy reception
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adj.
glacial, icy
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ADJ
1) [era] glacial
2) [viento] icy, bitter
3) [saludo, acogida] icy, frosty
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adjetivo
a) <zona/período> glacial
b) <viento/temperatura> icy; <acogida/recibimiento> icy, frosty
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= icy [icier -comp., iciest -sup.], frigid, wint(e)ry [wint(e)rier -comp., wint(e)riest -sup.].
Ex. In general, studless tires did best on snow, while those with studs were best on icy roads.
Ex. In such frigid conditions, spectators, coaches and even players were wearing neck warmers.
Ex. A major storm system passing through the central United States brought a wintery mess to the state of Minnesota this past weekend.
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* frente glacial = cold front.
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adjetivo
a) <zona/período> glacial
b) <viento/temperatura> icy; <acogida/recibimiento> icy, frosty
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= icy [icier -comp., iciest -sup.], frigid, wint(e)ry [wint(e)rier -comp., wint(e)riest -sup.].

Ex: In general, studless tires did best on snow, while those with studs were best on icy roads.

Ex: In such frigid conditions, spectators, coaches and even players were wearing neck warmers.
Ex: A major storm system passing through the central United States brought a wintery mess to the state of Minnesota this past weekend.
* frente glacial = cold front.

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glacial
adjective
1 ‹zona/período› glacial
2 ‹viento/temperatura› icy; ‹acogida/recibimiento› icy, frosty, glacial
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glacial adjetivo
a)zona/períodoglacial

b)viento/temperaturaicy

glacial adjetivo 1 zona/periodo glacial, glacial zone/ period
2 (viento, temperaturas) icy
3 (mirada, acogida) frosty
'glacial' also found in these entries:
English:
bitter
- freezing
- frigid
- frosty
- glacial
- ice-age
- icy
- stony
- Arctic
- bitterly
- fix
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glacial adj
1. [época] glacial
2. [viento] icy
3. [silencio] stony
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glacial
adj icy;
período o
época glacial Ice Age
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glacial adj
: glacial, icy
glacialmente adv
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glacial adj (helado) icy [comp. icier; superl. iciest]

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  • glacial — glacial, iale [ glasjal ] adj. • v. 1390; lat. glacialis, de glacies → glace 1 ♦ Qui a la température de la glace, qui pénètre d un froid très vif. Air, vent glacial. Nuit glaciale d hiver. Des hivers glacials ou rare glaciaux. Zone glaciale,… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • glacial — GLACIÁL, Ă, glaciali, e, adj. (livr.) 1. De gheaţă, rece ca gheaţa, care îngheaţă. 2. fig. (Despre acţiuni, manifestări ale oamenilor) Lipsit de orice căldură, bunăvoinţă, prietenie; distant, rece. [pr.: ci al] – Din fr. glacial, lat. glacialis.… …   Dicționar Român

  • Glacial — Gla cial, a. [L. glacialis, from glacies ice: cf. F. glacial.] 1. Pertaining to ice or to its action; consisting of ice; frozen; icy; esp., pertaining to glaciers; as, glacial phenomena. Lyell. [1913 Webster] 2. (Chem.) Resembling ice; having the …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • glacial — adjetivo 1. De hielo o que parece producido por el hielo: frío glacial, viento glacial, mar glacial, temperatura glacial. Hace una noche glacial. 2. [Zona terrestre o marítima] que está situada dentro de los círculos polares: regiones glaciales.… …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • glacial — glacial, ale (gla si al, a l ) adj. 1°   Qui glace, qui est très froid. Vent, air glacial. •   Il eut d abord à s avancer sur une route glissante, encombrée de bagages et de fuyards, contre un vent violent soufflant en face et au travers d une… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • glacial — ‘Extremadamente frío’, referido normalmente a clima, o a las zonas o períodos en que hace este tipo de clima: «¿Cuál es el origen de ese descenso de la temperatura y, por tanto, del inicio de una época glacial?» (GaRamos Fósiles [Esp. 1987]). Se… …   Diccionario panhispánico de dudas

  • glacial — [glā′shəl; ] chiefly Brit [, glā′sē əl] adj. [L glacialis, icy, frozen < glacies, ice < IE * glag , partial redupl. of base * gel , to freeze > COLD] 1. of or like ice or glaciers 2. of or produced by a glacier or a glacial epoch or… …   English World dictionary

  • glacial — (Del lat. glaciālis). 1. adj. Helado, muy frío. 2. Que hace helar o helarse. 3. Frío, desafecto, desabrido. 4. Geogr. Dicho de la tierra o del mar: Que está en las zonas glaciales. ☛ V. ácido acético glacial, zona glacial …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • glacial — 1650s, cold, icy, from Fr. glacial, from L. glacialis icy, frozen, full of ice, from glacies ice, probably from PIE root *gel cold (Cf. L. gelu frost; see COLD (Cf. cold)). Geological sense apparently coined in 1846 by British naturalist Edward… …   Etymology dictionary

  • glacial — [adj1] extremely cold antarctic, arctic, biting, bitter, chill, chilly, cool, freezing, frigid, frosty, frozen, gelid, icy, nippy, piercing, polar, raw, wintry; concept 605 Ant. hot, warm glacial [adj2] unfriendly aloof, antagonistic, chill, cold …   New thesaurus

  • glacial — adj. 2 g. 1. Frio como gelo; gelado; transformado em gelo; que transforma em gelo. 2. Que congela. 3.  [Figurado] Reservado, frio. 4. Sem expressão. 5.  [Brasil] [Botânica] Planta hortense.   • Confrontar: glaciar …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa


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