[gley-shee-ol-uh-jee, -see-] /ˌgleɪ ʃiˈɒl ə dʒi, -si-/
the branch of geology that deals with the nature, distribution, and action of and with their effect on the earth’s topography.
the study of the distribution, character, and effects of glaciers
1856, from Latin glacies “ice” (see glacial) + -ology. Related: Glaciological; glaciologist.
[gley-sis, glas-is] /ˈgleɪ sɪs, ˈglæs ɪs/ noun, plural glacis [gley-seez, -siz, glas-eez, -iz] /ˈgleɪ siz, -sɪz, ˈglæs iz, -ɪz/ (Show IPA), glacises. 1. a gentle slope. 2. Fortification. a bank of earth in front of the counterscarp or covered way of a fort, having an easy slope toward the field or open country. /ˈɡlæsɪs; ˈɡlæsɪ; […]
- Glacis plate
noun 1. the frontal plate armour on a tank 2. a section of armour plate shielding an opening on a naval vessel
[glaht-bahkh-rahyt] /ˈglɑt bɑxˈraɪt/ noun 1. a former city in W Germany; now part of Mönchengladbach.
[glad] /glæd/ adjective, gladder, gladdest. 1. feeling joy or pleasure; delighted; pleased: glad about the good news; glad that you are here. 2. accompanied by or causing joy or pleasure: a glad occasion; glad tidings. 3. characterized by or showing cheerfulness, joy, or pleasure, as looks or utterances. 4. very willing: I’ll be glad to […]
[glad-bek; German glaht-bek] /ˈglæd bɛk; German ˈglɑt bɛk/ noun 1. a city in North Rhine-Westphalia, W central Germany. /German ˈɡlatbɛk/ noun 1. a city in NW Germany, in North Rhine-Westphalia. Pop: 77 166 (2003 est)