quick clay


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quick clay

[′kwik ‚klā]
(geology)
Clay that loses its shear strength after being disturbed.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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