Definition of Serac

1. Noun. a sharp ridge of ice between crevasses of a glacier ¹



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Definition of Serac

1. a large mass of ice broken off of a glacier [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Serac

sequinned
sequins
sequitur
sequiturs
sequiviridae
sequivirus
sequoia
sequoian
sequoias
sequoiene
sequoiosis
sequon
sequons
sequuntur
sera
serac (current term)
seracs
serafile
serafiles
serafin
serafins
seraglio
seraglios
serai
serail
serails
serais
seral
seral stages
seralbumen

Literary usage of Serac

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1. The Conquest of Mount McKinley: The Story of Three Expeditions Through the by Belmore Browne (1913)
"ON the thirteenth of July we started out for the western side of the Great serac, and at n p. M. of the same day we were inside our tent below the cold ..."

2. The National Songs and Legends of Roumania by Eustace Clare Grenville Murray (1859)
"SERB serac. IN the streets of the city of Stamboul wanders Serb serac. ... Serb serac answers "that he will not sell his horse, because it is swift and ..."

3. Doĭne: Or, the National Songs and Legends of Roumania by Eustace Clare Grenville Murray (1854)
"IN the streets of the city of Stamboul wanders Serb serac. ... Serb serac answers "that he will not sell his horse, because it is swift and beautiful, ..."

4. Across the Great Saint Bernard: The Modes of Nature and the Manners of Man by Alfred Richard Sennett (1904)
"A Glacial "serac," showing"the remarkable similarity in form to an Iceberg (Fig. 25).* similar to that of the serac depicted in ..."

5. The Alps from End to End by William Martin Conway (1895)
"We don't make gras cheese here but maigre, very maigre, and butter and serac besides. This is what we have made to-day—that lump of butter and two cheeses ..."

6. The Alps from End to End by William Martin Conway (1900)
"We don't make gras cheese here but maigre, very maigre, and butter and serac besides. This is what we have made to-day—that lump of butter and two cheeses ..."

7. Across the Great Saint Bernard: The Modes of Nature and the Manners of Man by Alfred Richard Sennett (1904)
"A Glacial "serac," showing'the ity will be found referred remarkable similarity in form to an Ice- fa jn t]je following ap- berg (Fig. 25).* pendix. ..."

8. Doĭne: Or, the National Songs and Legends of Roumania by Eustace Clare Grenville Murray (1854)
"IN the streets of the city of Stamboul wanders Serb serac. ... Serb serac answers "that he will not sell his horse, because it is swift and beautiful, ..."

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