ice barrier


ice barrier
a part of the Antarctic ice shelf that extends into the sea

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  • ice — Synonyms and related words: Dry Ice, French ice cream, Freon, Italian ice, air condition, air cool, alabaster, ammonia, berg, bijouterie, billiard table, blast, blast freeze, blast frozen, blight, blot out, bowling alley, bowling green, bubble,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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  • ice shelf — an ice sheet projecting into coastal waters so that the end floats. [1910 15] * * * ▪ geology       thick mass of floating ice that is attached to land, formed from and fed by tongues of glaciers extending outward from the land into sheltered… …   Universalium

  • Barrier Bay — (coord|67|45|S|081|15|E|) is an open bay in the Antarctic coastal angle formed by the coast and the western end of the West Ice Shelf. Charted by Norwegian cartographers from aerial photographs taken by the Lars Christensen Expedition, 1936… …   Wikipedia

  • Ice racing — is a form of motor racing. It utilizes cars, motorcycles, snowmobiles, All terrain vehicles, or other motorized vehicles. Ice racing takes place on frozen lakes or rivers, or on carefully groomed frozen lots. As cold weather is a requirement for… …   Wikipedia

  • Ice speedway — is a developed form of Speedway racing, which features racing on frozen surfaces.OutlineThe bikes race anti clockwise around oval tracks between 260 and 425 metres in length. The race structure and scoring are similar to that in speedway. Bike… …   Wikipedia

  • barrier — [bar′ē ər, ber′ē ər] n. [ME barrere < OFr barriere < barre,BAR1] 1. Obs. a fortress, stockade, etc. for defending an entrance or gate 2. a thing that prevents passage or approach; obstruction, as a fence, wall, etc. 3. anything that holds… …   English World dictionary

  • barrier — /bar ee euhr/, n. 1. anything built or serving to bar passage, as a railing, fence, or the like: People may pass through the barrier only when their train is announced. 2. any natural bar or obstacle: a mountain barrier. 3. anything that… …   Universalium

  • barrier — 01. The U.S. and Mexico are meeting today in an attempt to remove some [barriers] to trade between the two countries. 02. The police finally had to put up a [barrier] in the middle of the street in order to stop a teenager who had been speeding… …   Grammatical examples in English


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