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Overconsolidation (Srvcp)

Definition
The settling of sedimentary material into a sold mass to a degree greater than is normal for the existing overburden. (Source: Team)
Broader Term
Consolidation (Srvc)
Related Terms (Hierarchical)
Secondary consolidation (Srvcs)