congeliturbation

noun con·gel·i·tur·ba·tion \-(ˌ)tərˈbāshən\

Definition of congeliturbation

plural

-s

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

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Origin and Etymology of congeliturbation

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


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