Origin of regelation
Examples from the Web for regelation
It is formed in water, and not from the cementing and regelation of the powdery crystalline snow, as is glacier ice.More Science From an Easy Chair|Sir E. Ray (Edwin Ray) Lankester
I question, however, the statement, that regelation takes place by the freezing of a film of water between the fragments.
It was moist and soft, in fact in a condition altogether favourable for the "regelation" of its granules.The Glaciers of the Alps|John Tyndall
But the case is different with regard to the cause of regelation itself.
Two such rings soldered by regelation at a are shown in fig. 14.