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  Words related to erosion

Related / Similar Words: corrosion, corroding, eroding, eating away, wearing, wearing away

 

Definition:
  • erosion by chemical action;
  • (geology) the mechanical process of wearing or grinding something down (as by particles washing over it);
  • a gradual decline of something; "after the accounting scandal there was an erosion of confidence in the auditors";
  • condition in which the earth''s surface is worn away by the action of water and wind;

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    Hyponyms: pitting, roughness, indentation, rust, rusting, chatter mark, ablation, abrasion, attrition, corrasion, detrition, beach erosion, deflation, planation, soil erosion

     

    Derivational Morphology: corrode, eat, rust, erode, gnaw, gnaw at, eat at, wear away, eat away, fret

     

     
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