Erosion synonyms

ĭ-rō'zhən

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The act of corroding or the condition so produced.
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The act of building something again.
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The definition of a building is a structure or the process of making a structure.
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The act of drawing out in its entirety, or using up, money or of a nonrenewable resource such as oil.
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(Biology) The formation of cavities in an organ, especially in lung tissue as a result of tuberculosis.
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A (usually wooden) structure that projects from a coastline to prevent erosion, longshore drift etc.; a breakwater
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Development of an ulcer.
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That to strengthen.
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(geology) the mechanical process of wearing or grinding something down (as by particles washing over it)
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(Dentistry) The wearing away of the surface of the tooth by chewing.
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A gradual reduction in personnel or membership because of resignation, retirement, or death, often viewed in contrast to reduction from layoffs.
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Spontaneous disintegration of a subatomic particle with the emission of energetic particles or radiation, such as electrons and neutrinos or gamma ray photons.
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The art, trade, or work of building:
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A wearing away or down by friction
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(Architecture) A slight inclination given to an approximately horizontal surface to enable it to throw off water.
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(Biology, medicine) The cleaning of matter from a physiological system using a fluid.
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Loss, damage, or depreciation resulting from ordinary use and exposure.
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(Biology) Organic waste material from decomposing dead plants or animals.
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Wear caused by collisions between stones under the influence of seaside breakers
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The process of growing worse, or the state of having grown worse.
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(geology) the mechanical process of wearing or grinding something down (as by particles washing over it)
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The reduction or removal of heat-protective surface material by aerodynamic friction, as from a heat shield.
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Derived from the land, especially by erosive action. Used primarily of shallow marine sediments.
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Barren land typically having rough, deeply eroded terrain.
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Of, relating to, or being a grammatical case indicating separation, direction away from, sometimes manner or agency, and the object of certain verbs. It is found in Latin and other Indo-European languages.
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Find another word for erosion. In this page you can discover 45 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for erosion, like: washing away, eroding, corrosion, rebuilding, leaching away, desedimentation, building, denudation, siltation, depletion and cavitation.