Meaning physical weathering
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physical weathering


Breakdown of rock and minerals into small sized particles through mechanical stress.
Source: physicalgeography.net

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physical weathering


process of rocks crumbling due to rain, wind, or other atmospheric conditions. Also called mechanical weathering.
Source: nationalgeographic.org

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physical weathering


(also mechanical weathering) a process of weathering which results in smaller pieces of the same rock material being produced.
Source: itseducation.asia

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Breaking down of rock into bits and pieces by exposure to temperature and changes and the physical action of moving ice and water, growing roots, and human activities such as farming and construction.
Source: lenntech.com

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process by which rocks break down by natural processes and do not change the chemical composition of the rock material. (mechanical weathering) physics
Source: alanpedia.com

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breaking down of parent rock into bits and pieces by exposure to temperature and changes and the physical action of moving ice and water, growing roots, and human activities such as farming and constr [..]
Source: edwardsaquifer.net

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 The break up of rock material in situ without a change in its chemical composition.
Source: rgs.org

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