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congelifraction

[kuh n-jel-uh-frak-shuh n] /kənˌdʒɛl əˈfræk ʃən/
noun, Geology
1.
the shattering or splitting of rock or frozen soil due to the action of frost.
Origin
congelifract (< Latin congel(āre) (see congeal) + -i- + Latin fract(us) broken; see fracture) + -ion
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