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  Definition of erosion
  1. erosion by chemical action
  2. (geology) the mechanical process of wearing or grinding something down (as by particles washing over it)
  3. a gradual decline of something; "after the accounting scandal there was an erosion of confidence in the auditors"
  4. condition in which the earth''s surface is worn away by the action of water and wind
Similar Words: corrosion, corroding, eroding, eating away, wearing, wearing away

 

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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