noun con·gel·i·frac·tion \kən¦jelə¦frakshən\

Definition of congelifraction



  1. :  splitting of the soil by freezing and thawing — compare congeliturbation

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Origin and Etymology of congelifraction

congeli- (from Latin congelare) + fraction (breaking)

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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