Definition of Stadial

1. Adjective. (geology) Pertaining to a glacial stade. ¹



2. Adjective. (archaeology sociology) Pertaining to or existing in successive stages of a given culture, society etc. ¹

3. Noun. (geology) A short, colder period within an interglacial; a stade. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Stadial

1. a substance which depends on the life of a glacier [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Stadial

stackyards
stacte
stactes
stactometer
stadda
staddas
staddle
staddle stone
staddle stones
staddled
staddles
staddling
stade
stades
stadia
stadial (current term)
stadials
stadias
stadimeter
stadimeters
stadiometer
stadion
stadium
stadium jumping
stadium mustard
stadiumlike
stadiums
stadtholder
stadtholderate
stadtholderates

Literary usage of Stadial

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1. The Glacial and Postglacial Lakes of the Great Lakes Region by Frank Bursley Taylor (1913)
"in a stadium and a stadial moraine marks the forward climax of one of these periods. The readvance to each stadial moraine covered a very considerable ..."

2. Geographischer Jahresbericht Aus Österreich by Institut für Geographie, Universität Wien Verein der geographen, Universität Wien (1897)
"Die Prüfung dieser Zahlen sowie die Übersicht über die stadial- ... Schematische Darstellung der Wurm- (W) und stadial ..."

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