1 the wearing away of rocks and other deposits on the earth's surface by the action of water, ice, wind, etc.
2 the act or process of eroding or the state of being eroded
erosive, erosional adj
cycle of erosion
n the hypothetical sequence of modifications to the earth's surface by erosion, from the original uplift of the land to the ultimate low plain, usually divided into the youthful, mature, and old stages
n (Engineering) a method of machining using a shaped electrode which erodes the workpiece by an electric spark discharge between itself and the workpiece
English Collins Dictionary - English Definition & Thesaurus
abrasion, attrition, consumption, corrasion, corrosion, destruction, deterioration, disintegration, eating away, grinding down, spoiling, wear, wearing down or away
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