Definition of overconsolidation in English:

overconsolidation

noun

  • Consolidation to an excessive degree; specifically the consolidation of soil to a greater degree than could have been produced by the present pressure of overburden.

Origin

1930s. From over- + consolidation. Compare overconsolidated.

Pronunciation

overconsolidation

/ˌəʊvəkənˌsɒlɪˈdeɪʃn/