English version

ice sheet

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Geography, Oceanography
ice sheetˈice sheet noun [countable]  SGan ice cap
Examples from the Corpus
ice sheetThe cutter rolls briefly as it splits an ice sheet the size of a suburban back yard.No doubt the ice sheet preserves specimens that would weather away more quickly in other regions.The tremendous weight of the ice sheet loaded and depressed that part of the lithosphere.
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