Definition of Postglacial

1. Adjective. Relating to or occurring during the time following a glacial period.

Partainyms: Glacial Period



Definition of Postglacial

1. a. Formed or occurring after the last glacial epoch of the Pleistocene period, or at a locality within the area of Pleistocene glaciation after the final disappearance of the glacier from the locality.

Definition of Postglacial

1. Adjective. Occurring after glaciation ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Postglacial

1. [adj]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Postglacial

postgadolinium
postgame
postgames
postganglionic
postgastrectomy
postgelation
postgender
postgenderism
postgeniture
postgenocide
postgenomic
postgenomics
postgermination
postgirl
postgirls
postglacial (current term)
postglenoid
postglobular
postglomerular
postgrad
postgrads
postgraduate
postgraduates
postgraduation
postgrunge
posthardcore
postharvest
posthaste
posthastes
posthearing

Literary usage of Postglacial

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Great Ice Age and Its Relation to the Antiquity of Man by James Geikie (1894)
"LATE GLACIAL AND postglacial DEPOSITS OF SCOTLAND—continued. General conditions during epoch of 100-ft. beach—Great forests of last inter- glacial ..."

2. The Journal of Geology by University of Chicago Department of Geology and Paleontology (1906)
"ON THE SO-CALLED "postglacial FORMATIONS" OF SCOTLAND JAMES GEIKIE, University of Edinburgh The purpose of this paper is to pass in review the several ..."

3. Men of the Old Stone Age: Their Environment, Life and Art by Henry Fairfield Osborn (1915)
"To my offers of money he answered that he needed none for the short time he had still to live." NOTE VI THE LENGTH OF postglacial TIME AND THE ANTIQUITY OF ..."

4. The American Geologist by Newton Horace Winchell (1894)
"Winchell had previously computed the length of the postglacial period in Minnesota to be about 7800 years. The largest element of uncertainty las hitherto ..."

5. Permafrost: North American Contribution [to The] Second International by Building Research Advisory Board Staff (1973)
"postglacial PERMAFROST FEATURES IN EASTERN CANADA Daniel ... last period of Wiscon- sinan glaciation) and postglacial events were not simultaneous, ..."

6. The Life of the Pleistocene Or Glacial Period: As Recorded in the Deposits by Frank Collins Baker (1920)
"postglacial SEDIMENTARY DEPOSITS CONTAINING REMAINS OF LEFE Sedimentary deposits ... A. GREAT LAKES REGION I. WISCONSIN References to postglacial lacustrine ..."

7. The Outline of History: Being a Plain History of Life and Mankind by Herbert George Wells (1922)
"... postglacial PALEOLITHIC MEN, THE FIRST TRUE MEN (Later Palaeolithic Age) § 1. The Coming of Men Like Ourselves. § 2. Hunters Give Place to Herdsmen. ..."

8. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1913)
"Glacial and postglacial lakes of the Great Lakes region. FB Taylor, maps. Smith- son. Kept. 1912: 291-327. Tripa on Inland lakes of North America, Lit. ..."

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