HyperDic: ice_age

English > 1 sense of the expression ice age:
NOUNtimeice age, glacial period, glacial epochany period of time during which glaciers covered a large part of the earth's surface
English > ice age: 1 sense > noun 1, time
MeaningAny period of time during which glaciers covered a large part of the earth's surface.
Example"the most recent ice age was during the Pleistocene"
Synonymsglacial period, 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

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