- Water derived from the melting of snow pack or of a glacier .
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meltwater — [melt′wôt΄ər] n. water produced by the melting of snow or ice … English World dictionary
Meltwater — For the company, see Meltwater Group. Meltwater from Mount Edith Cavell Cavell Glacier Meltwater is the water released by the melting of snow or ice, including glacial ice and ice shelfs over oceans. Meltwater is often found in the … Wikipedia
meltwater — noun Date: 1923 water derived from the melting of ice and snow … New Collegiate Dictionary
meltwater — water from melting ice of a glacier or snow, often with few fish … Dictionary of ichthyology
meltwater — /melt waw teuhr, wot euhr/, n. water from melted snow or ice. [1930 35; MELT1 + WATER] * * * … Universalium
meltwater — noun Water from melting ice or snow … Wiktionary
meltwater — liquid water that has come from melting snow or ice … Geography glossary
meltwater — melt wÉ”tÉ™(r) , wÉ‘ / wÉ”Ë n. water resulting from melted snow or ice … English contemporary dictionary
meltwater — (also meltwaters) noun water formed by the melting of snow and ice, especially from a glacier … English new terms dictionary
meltwater — melt•wa•ter [[t]ˈmɛltˌwɔ tər, ˌwɒt ər[/t]] n. mer water from melted snow or ice … From formal English to slang