1. [ noun ] the condition of being covered with glaciers or masses of ice; the result of glacial action

"Agassiz recognized marks of glaciation all over northern Europe"

Related terms: environmental_condition glaciate
2. [ noun ] (geology) the process of covering with glaciers or masses of ice
Related terms: geological_process riss_glaciation saale_glaciation wolstonian_glaciation glaciate
Similar spelling:   glaciate