from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. New England A section of ruptured pavement caused by the expansion of freezing water immediately under the road. Also called regionally frost boil.

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  • n. A raising of the level of the ground due to the freezing of moist soil

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. upthrust of ground or pavement caused by the freezing of moist soil


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