Term of the Road Dictionary


  • Language : PIARC Road Dictionary / English
  • Theme : Roads Materials Soils and Aggregates
  • Definition : Instability phenomenon inducing the entrainment of particles due to the effect of a (''critical'') hydraulic gradient, which may result in sudden spectacular scouring.
  • Synonyms : hydraulic ground heave

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