ground heaving

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Англо-русский строительный словарь. 2013.

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  • heaving — n. rising and falling interchangeably (as in waves); tossing a heavy item with much effort; panting; freezing and defrosting of the ground that causes a plant to be pushed upward and exposing its roots to damage (Botany) hɪːv n. act of lifting… …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Patterned ground — is a term used to describe the distinct, and often symmetrical geometric shapes formed by ground material in periglacial regions. Typically found in remote regions of the Arctic, Antarctica, and the Australian outback, but also found anywhere… …   Wikipedia

  • frost heaving — noun upthrust of ground or pavement caused by the freezing of moist soil • Syn: ↑frost heave • Hypernyms: ↑geological phenomenon * * * noun see frost heave …   Useful english dictionary

  • permafrost — /perr meuh frawst , frost /, n. (in arctic or subarctic regions) perennially frozen subsoil. Also called pergelisol. [1943; PERMA(NENT) + FROST] * * * Perennially frozen earth, with a temperature below 32 °F (0 °C) continuously for two years or… …   Universalium

  • Drunken trees — Not to be confused with the floss silk tree, also known as the drunken tree or palo borracho. A drunken forest in Siberia caused by melting permafrost. NASA photo. Drunken trees, tilted trees, or a drunken forest, is a stand of trees displaced… …   Wikipedia

  • Sea shanty — For the song Sea Shanty by Quasi, see Featuring Birds For the album Sea Shanties by English band High Tide, see High Tide (band). Sailors sang shanties while performing shipboard labor A shanty (also spelled chantey , chanty ) is a type of work… …   Wikipedia

  • Glossary of nautical terms — This is a glossary of nautical terms; some remain current, many date from the 17th 19th century. See also Wiktionary s nautical terms, Category:Nautical terms, and Nautical metaphors in English. Contents: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R …   Wikipedia

  • arctic — arctically, adv. /ahrk tik/ or, esp. for 7, /ahr tik/, adj. 1. (often cap.) of, pertaining to, or located at or near the North Pole: the arctic region. 2. coming from the North Pole or the arctic region: an arctic wind. 3. characteristic of the… …   Universalium

  • Frost — is the solid deposition of water vapor from saturated air. It is formed when solid surfaces are cooled to below the dew point of the adjacent air. [cite web |url=http://www.weatherquestions.com/What causes frost.htm |title=What causes frost?… …   Wikipedia

  • glacial landform — ▪ geology Introduction  any product of flowing ice and meltwater. Such landforms are being produced today in glaciated areas, such as Greenland, Antarctica, and many of the world s higher mountain ranges. In addition, large expansions of present… …   Universalium

  • frost heave — noun upthrust of ground or pavement caused by the freezing of moist soil • Syn: ↑frost heaving • Hypernyms: ↑geological phenomenon * * * noun or frost heaving : an upthrust of ground caused by freezing of moist soil (as under a footing or… …   Useful english dictionary

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