Snowmelt vs Icemelt - What's the difference?

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Snowmelt is a see also of icemelt.


As nouns the difference between snowmelt and icemelt

is that snowmelt is runoff from melting snow while icemelt is the melting of a geographical mass of ice.

snowmelt

English

Noun

(en-noun)
  • Runoff from melting snow
  • The snowmelt causes the river to flood.

    icemelt

    English

    Noun

    (-)
  • The melting of a geographical mass of ice.
  • * 2002 , Ireneo Peter Martini, Victor R Baker, Guillermina Garz√≥n, Flood and megaflood processes and deposits: recent and ancient examples?
  • Many of the Sierra Nevada fans have associated perennial streams fed by rainfall, snowmelt or glacial icemelt in the catchments.

    See also

    * snowmelt