noun, Canadian chiefly Montreal.
ice placed in a drink to cool it.
frosted or iced, as cake.
candied, as fruits.
finished with a gloss, as kid or silk.
verb (used with object), glacéed, glacéing.
to make glacé.
crystallized or candied: glacé cherries
covered in icing
(of leather, silk, etc) having a glossy finish
(mainly US) frozen or iced
verb -cés, -céing, -céed
(transitive) to ice or candy (cakes, fruits, etc)
“having a smooth, polished surface,” 1847, from French glacé, past participle of glacer “to ice, give a gloss to,” from Vulgar Latin *glaciare “to turn or make into ice,” from Latin glacies “ice” (see glacial).
[gley-shuh l] /ˈgleɪ ʃəl/ adjective 1. of or relating to or ice sheets. 2. resulting from or associated with the action of ice or : glacial terrain. 3. characterized by the presence of ice in extensive masses or . 4. bitterly cold; icy: a glacial winter wind. 5. happening or moving extremely slowly: The work […]
noun 1. acetic acid of at least 99.5 percent concentration, solidifying at 16.7°C. noun 1. pure acetic acid (more than 99.8 per cent)
noun, Geology. 1. material, as gravel, sand, or clay, transported and deposited by a glacier or by glacial meltwater.
noun 1. Also called glacial period, ice age. the geologically recent Pleistocene Epoch, during which much of the Northern Hemisphere was covered by great ice sheets. 2. any one of the Permian, Carboniferous, Cambrian, or Precambrian glaciations.