Definition of ice front in English:

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ice front

noun

The lower edge of a glacier.
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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