- a. making cold.
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algific — algific, a. rare. (ælˈdʒɪfɪk) [ad. L. algific us causing cold; f. algē re to be cold + ficus making: see fic.] Causing cold, chilling. in Coles; 1731 in Bailey; whence in Johnson (Algifick), Ash, etc … Useful english dictionary
Algific — Al*gif ic, a. [L. algificus, fr. algus cold + facere to make.] Producing cold. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
Algific talus slope — Algific talus slopes comprise a rare, fragile ecosystem stated to exist only in the Driftless Area of Minnesota, Wisconsin, Illinois, and especially, Iowa. [http://files.dnr.state.mn.us/natural resources/npc/cliff talus/cts46.pdf Cliff/Talus… … Wikipedia
Discus macclintocki — Iowa Pleistocene snail A live Iowa Pleistocene snail Conservation status Endangered … Wikipedia
Driftless Area National Wildlife Refuge — Coordinates: 42°41′00″N 91°07′30″W / 42.6833333°N 91.125°W / 42.6833333; 91.125 … Wikipedia
Aconitum noveboracense — Northern Wild Monkshood Conservation status Threatened (ESA) … Wikipedia
Driftless Area — Relief map showing primarily the Minnesota part of the Driftless Area. The wide diagonal river is the Upper Mississippi River. In this area, it forms the boundary between Minnesota and Wisconsin. The rivers entering the Mississippi from the west… … Wikipedia
Bixby State Preserve — is located in southwestern Clayton County, Iowa, about three miles north of Edgewood, Iowa. It is operated by the Iowa Department of Natural Resources.It is one of the few places in the world to contain algific talus slopes and consequently has… … Wikipedia
Roberts Creek State Preserve — is located in rural Clayton County, Iowa, in Wagner Township, near St. Olaf, Iowa, and a few miles north of Elkader, Iowa. Roberts Creek is a tributary of the Turkey River.The Preserve contains algific talus slopes, a rare ecosystem unique to the … Wikipedia
chilling — Synonyms and related words: ache, aching, adiabatic absorption, adiabatic demagnetization, adiabatic expansion, air conditioning, air cooling, alarming, algific, awing, blast freezing, blast freezing, chilblains, chill, chilliness, cold creeps,… … Moby Thesaurus