Refreezing of meltwater to ice at the bed of a glacier, often associated with the transition from high pressure (forcing melting) to low pressure (allowing refreezing) around a basal obstacle.
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Re`ge·la'tion noun [ Prefix re- + Latin gelatio a freezing.] (Physics) The act or process of freezing anew, or together,as two pieces of ice. » Two pieces of ice at (or even) 32... Fahrenheit, with moist surfaces, placed in co...
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<physics> The act or process of freezing anew, or together,as two pieces of ice. ... Two pieces of ice at (or even) 32 Fahrenheit, with moist surfaces, placed in contact, freeze together to a rigid mass. This is called regelation. ... Origin: Pref. Re- + L. Gelatio a freezing. ... Source: Webs...
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• (n.) The act or process of freezing anew, or together,as two pieces of ice.
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(from the article `glacier`) ...is subjected to higher pressure, which lowers the melting temperature and causes some of the ice to melt; on the downstream side the converse is ...
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regelation The action of freezing together again; specifically, the fusion of two pieces of ice, having moist surfaces, at a temperature above freezing-point. Related cold, frost; freezing units of words: algid-; cheimo-, chimo-; crymo-, krymo-; cryo-, kryo-; frigo-; pago-; psychro-; rh...
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`Regelation is the phenomenon of melting under pressure and freezing again when the pressure is reduced. Many textbooks and reference books as well as websites state that regelation can be demonstrated by looping a fine wire around a block of ice , with a heavy weight attached to it. The pressure e...
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Phenomenon in which water refreezes to ice after it has been melted by pressure at a temperature below the normal freezing point of water. Pressure makes an ice skate, for example, form a film of water that freezes once again after the skater has passed
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