Definition of ice front in English:

ice front

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noun

  • The lower edge of a glacier.
    More example sentences
    • A wave of intracellular ice nucleation in 100% of the cells followed the extracellular ice front across the field of view.
    • This debris accumulated at the ice front building thick ridges of unconsolidated sediment.
    • The dark band just north of the ice front is a narrow stretch of open water called a lead.

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