HyperDic: glacial_period

English > 1 sense of the expression glacial period:
NOUNtimeglacial period, ice age, glacial epochany period of time during which glaciers covered a large part of the earth's surface
English > glacial period: 1 sense > noun 1, time
MeaningAny period of time during which glaciers covered a large part of the earth's surface.
Synonymsice age, glacial epoch
Part ofprehistory, prehistoric cultureThe time during the development of human culture before the appearance of the written word
Broaderperiod, geological periodA unit of geological time during which a system of rocks formed
Spanishépoca glacial, glaciación, periodo glacial, período glacial
Catalanèpoca glacial, període glacial
Adjectivespostglacialrelating to or occurring during the time following a glacial period

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