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Term: Glacier
Definition: Precipitation of ice crystals, most of which are branched (sometimes star-shaped). The branched crystals are sometimes mixed with unbranched crystals. At temperatures higher than about -5 C the crystals are generally agglomerated into snowflakes.
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