flotage

flo·tage

also float·age  (flō′tĭj)
n.
1. See flotation.
2. Floating objects or material; flotsam.

flotage

(ˈfləʊtɪdʒ) or

floatage

n
1. the act or state of floating; flotation
2. (Nautical Terms) buoyancy; power or ability to float
3. objects or material that float on the surface of the water; flotsam

flo•tage

or float•age

(ˈfloʊ tɪdʒ)

n.
1. the act or state of floating.
2. floating power; buoyancy.
3. something that floats; flotsam.
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Groundwater may increase the unit weight and decrease the mechanical strength of the rock-soil mass, causes static and dynamic water pressure, scours or corrodes the slope foot and results in flotage of rock-soil.