adfreezing

adfreezing

[‚ad′frēz·iŋ]
(hydrology)
The process by which one object adheres to another by the binding action of ice; applied to permafrost studies.
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Sediment is entrained through basal adfreezing, but the ice does not move offshore.
When you insulate your basement on the inside, the rubble foundation will freeze apart, and you will get swelling from the freezing soil collapsing the wall, and adfreezing will lift the wall so high you will need a ladder to get down from the sump pit.
With many rubble foundations, we dodge the adfreezing bullet and lateral frost heave forces because the rubble foundation wall is a pretty good drainage medium (Figure 9).