Also called firn limit. the zone of a glacier between the lower region of solid ice and the upper region of névé, above which ablation occurs
the snow line on a glacier
[fi-roh-suh-bad, -bahd] /fɪˈroʊ səˌbæd, -ˌbɑd/ noun 1. a city in Uttar Pradesh state, N central India.
[fur-ee] /ˈfɜr i/ adjective, firrier, firriest. 1. of or relating to the . 2. made of . 3. abounding in . /ˈfɜːrɪ/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or made from fir trees 2. abounding in or dominated by firs
[fur] /fɜr/ noun 1. any coniferous tree belonging to the genus Abies, of the pine family, characterized by its pyramidal style of growth, flat needles, and erect cones. 2. the wood of such a tree. /fɜː/ noun 1. any pyramidal coniferous tree of the N temperate genus Abies, having single needle-like leaves and erect cones: […]
[furst] /fɜrst/ adjective 1. being before all others with respect to time, order, rank, importance, etc., used as the ordinal number of one: the first edition; the first vice president. 2. Music. highest or chief among several voices or instruments of the same class: first alto; first horn. 3. Automotive. 1 (def 31). 4. (often […]