congeliturbation

noun

con·​gel·​i·​tur·​ba·​tion
-(ˌ)tərˈbāshən
plural -s
: the churning or heaving of the soil by freezing and thawing compare congelifraction

Word History

Etymology

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 3 Feb. 2023.

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