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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.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
If the increase in icequakes is due to rising air temperature, why have the icequake numbers not fallen from 2002 – 2005?