congeliturbation

noun
con·​gel·​i·​tur·​ba·​tion | \ -(ˌ)tərˈbāshən \
plural -s

Definition of congeliturbation

: the churning or heaving of the soil by freezing and thawing — compare congelifraction

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History and Etymology for congeliturbation

congeli- (from Latin congelare) + -turbation (from Latin turbation-, turbatio disturbance, from turbatus + -ion-, -io -ion)

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“Congeliturbation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/congeliturbation. Accessed 26 Sep. 2021.

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