Mechanical Weathering

Science / Geology / Mechanical Weathering: A general term applied to a variety of weathering processes that result in the particle size reduction of rock materials with no change in composition. Frost action, salt crystal growth and pressure relief fracturing are examples. Also known as physical weathering.

Other Words for Mechanical

Mechanical Adjective Synonyms: impersonal, distant, cold, matter-of-fact, unfeeling, insensible, ritualistic, lifeless, spiritless, dead, inanimate, unanimated, unemotional, unartistic, mechanistic, colourless, uninspired, business-like
Mechanical Noun Synonyms: automatic, automated, machine-driven, machine-made
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Physical Weathering

Science / Geology / Physical Weathering: A general term applied to a variety of weathering processes that result in the particle size reduction of rock materials with no change in composition. Frost action, salt crystal growth and pressure r MORE

Weathering

Science / Geology / Weathering: The set of all processes that decay and break up bedrock, by a combination of physically fracturing or chemical decomposition. MORE

Zone Of Weathering

Science / Geology / Zone Of Weathering: A subsurface area, above the water table, where mineral and organic materials are subject to weathering. MORE

Mechanical Weathering

Science / Geology / Mechanical Weathering: A general term applied to a variety of weathering processes that result in the particle size reduction of rock materials with no change in composition. Frost action, salt crystal growth and pressure r MORE

Mechanical Link

Health / Massage / Mechanical Link: Mechanical link is a system of evaluation that allows practitioners to locate and release primary restrictions within the fascial system. These gentle techniques help reduce structural tensions and en MORE

Mechanical Turk

Business / Search Engine Optimization (SEO) / Mechanical Turk: Amazon.com program which allows you to hire humans to perform easy tasks that computers are bad at. MORE

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