cataclasm

cataclasm

(ˈkætəˌklæzəm)
n
a breaking down or disruption

cataclasm

a breaking down; disruption. — cataclasmic, n.
See also: Decaying
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[6]studied the effect of voided slab induced by deteriorations of cement asphalt mortar layer, such as felt invalidation, dehiscence, embrittlement, and cataclasm, on vibration responses of the slab track.