Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The formation of hummocks in the collision of Arctic ice.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The process of forming hummocks in the collision of Arctic ice.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The production of mounds and ridges of broken ice when two floes crowd upon each other.

Etymologies

hummock +‎ -ing (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Mounding or "hummocking" develops when livestock hooves pound the soil.

    Ralph Maughan's Wildlife News

  • I know now that hummocking like that is a sign of overgrazing.

    grouse Diary Entry

  • The white serpent hummocking through the water beside Paragon kept some of the ships at bay, while the lingering effects of the earlier serpent attacks delayed others.

    Ship Of Destiny

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