congelifraction

морозное выветривание
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морозобитие
растрескивание пород замерзшей в них водой

English-Russian dictionary of geology. 2011.

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  • congelifraction — /keuhn jel euh frak sheuhn/, n. Geol. the shattering or splitting of rock or frozen soil due to the action of frost. [congelifract ( < L congel(are) (see CONGEAL) + I + L fract(us) broken; see FRACTURE) + ION] * * * …   Universalium

  • congelifraction —    (not preferred)    refer to frost shattering …   Glossary of landform and geologic terms

  • congelifraction — con·gel·i·frac·tion …   English syllables

  • congelifraction — kən|jelə|frakshən noun ( s) Etymology: congeli (from Latin congelare) + fraction (breaking) : splitting of the soil by freezing and thawing compare congeliturbation * * * /keuhn jel euh frak sheuhn/, n. Geol …   Useful english dictionary

  • frost shattering —    The mechanical disintegration, splitting, or breakup of a rock or soil caused by the pressure exerted by freezing water in cracks or pores, or along bedding planes. Sometimes referred to as congelifraction.    GG …   Glossary of landform and geologic terms

  • congeliturbation — (ˌ)tərˈbāshən noun ( s) Etymology: congeli (from Latin congelare) + turbation (from Latin turbation , turbatio disturbance, from turbatus + ion , io ion) : the churning or heaving of the soil by freezing and thawing co …   Useful english dictionary

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