ice apron[′īs ‚ā·prən]
A wedge-shaped structure which protects a bridge pier from floating ice.
The snow and ice attached to the walls of a cirque.
The ice that is flowing from an ice sheet over the edge of a plateau.
A piedmont glacier's lobe.
Ice that adheres to a wall of a valley below a hanging glacier.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.