meltwater meltwater  /ˈmɛl ˌtwɑ tər/

Definition(s):

  • (n) melted snow or ice

Usage(s):

  1. Melt enough Greenland ice, and you reach the point at which you're not simply dripping meltwater into the sea but dumping whole glaciers.
  2. Its higher elevation would put it out of reach of coastal meltwater, keeping its ice cover primarily intact.
  3. Danger arises when the meltwater level increases during warm spells, often coupled with heavy rains.

News

  • Ten Startups In Ghana To Watch Closely

    Norwegian Software entrepreneur Jorn Lyseggen was in Ghana on Saturday for the 2013 Graduation ceremony of the Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology (MEST), the entrepreneurial school he founded in 2007 to help train young, intelligent Ghanaians to become software entrepreneurs. Since founding the school, 139 students have graduated and 13 companies have been founded by these people ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Forbes

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  • "Severely diminished meltwater could make the flow of the three great rivers seasonal," warned Lester Brown of the Earth Policy Institute.
    on Mar 21, 2008 By: Lester R. Brown Source: TopNews

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