Definition of Devensian in English:
1Relating to or denoting the most recent Pleistocene glaciation in Britain, identified with the Weichselian of northern Europe.
- These processes can be observed occurring in the near-surface at present and have also affected late Devensian and pre-late Devensian glacial deposits.
- What separates that time from today, however, was the most recent glacial phase: the Devensian glaciations.
- Younger cited evidence for extensive ground freezing in SE England during the Devensian, beyond the limit of the Devensian ice sheet.