kame

Glacier vs Kame - What's the difference?

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In context|geology|lang=en terms the difference between glacier and kame

is that glacier is (geology) a large body of ice which flows under its own mass, usually downhill while kame is (geology) a round hill or short ridge of sand or gravel deposited by a melting glacier.

As nouns the difference between glacier and kame

is that glacier is (geology) a large body of ice which flows under its own mass, usually downhill while kame is (geology) a round hill or short ridge of sand or gravel deposited by a melting glacier.

Melting vs Kame - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between melting and kame

is that melting is the process of changing the state of a substance from solid to liquid by heating it past its melting point while kame is (geology) a round hill or short ridge of sand or gravel deposited by a melting glacier.

As a verb melting

is .

As a adjective melting

is which is melting, dissolving or liquefying.

Gravel vs Kame - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between gravel and kame

is that gravel is (uncountable) small fragments of rock, used for laying on the beds of roads and railroads, and as ballast while kame is (geology) a round hill or short ridge of sand or gravel deposited by a melting glacier.

As a verb gravel

is to apply a layer of gravel to the surface of a road, etc.

Sand vs Kame - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between sand and kame

is that sand is (label) rock that is ground more finely than gravel, but is not as fine as silt (more formally, see ), forming beaches and deserts and also used in construction while kame is (geology) a round hill or short ridge of sand or gravel deposited by a melting glacier.

As a adjective sand

is of a light beige colour, like that of typical sand.

As a verb sand

is to abrade the surface of (something) with sand or sandpaper in order to smooth or clean it.

Ridge vs Kame - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between ridge and kame

is that ridge is (lb) the back of any animal; especially the upper or projecting part of the back of a quadruped while kame is (geology) a round hill or short ridge of sand or gravel deposited by a melting glacier.

As a verb ridge

is to form into a ridge.

Hill vs Kame - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between hill and kame

is that hill is an elevated location smaller than a mountain while kame is (geology) a round hill or short ridge of sand or gravel deposited by a melting glacier.

As a verb hill

is to form into a heap or mound.

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