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  • n. All those areas of the Earth where the surface is frozen

Etymologies

cryo- + -sphere (Wiktionary)

Examples

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  • The depths of sadness.

    September 16, 2008

  • A collective term describing the parts of Earth's surface where water is solid (e.g., permafrost, glaciers, and sea ice).

    April 14, 2008