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
concussionthat occurs when large masses of icebreakup due to contraction
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?