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- n. The concussion that occurs when large masses of ice breakup due to contraction
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The crash or concussion attending the breaking up of masses of ice, -- often due to contraction from extreme cold.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The rending and crashing which precede the breaking up of floes of ice.
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