from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The rending and crashing which precede the breaking up of floes of ice.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The crash or concussion attending the breaking up of masses of ice, -- often due to contraction from extreme cold.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The concussion that occurs when large masses of ice breakup due to contraction


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