Permafrost Construction
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ˈpər-mə-ˌfrȯst-kən-ˈstrək-shən

etymology : (Permanent+Frost)+ Construction
function : noun

1. The construction techniques developed for the permanently frozen condition of the soil and rock (areas where the temperature of the soil or rock remains under freezing throughout the year).
2. In Alaska, Permafrost is commonly termed as a Building Problem.

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1. The recently completed world's highest railway track Qingzang Railway connecting China and Tibet(the stretch between Golmud and Lhasa) is a latest example of Permafrost construction.

(Uday Goswam, 12.4.2007)
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