friction crack

noun

: a short crack in glaciated rock that is transverse to the direction of ice movement and that presumably results from local increase in friction between ice and rock

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“Friction crack.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/friction%20crack. Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

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