Definition of Eroding

1. Noun. (geology) the mechanical process of wearing or grinding something down (as by particles washing over it).




Definition of Eroding

1. Verb. (present participle of erode) ¹

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Definition of Eroding

1. erode [v] - See also: erode

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Eroding

ernienickelite
erniggliite
erning
erns
ernstite
erodable
erode
eroded
erodent
erodents
erodes
erodibilities
erodibility
erodible
eroding (current term)
erodium
erodiums
erogation
erogations
erogenicity
erogenous zones
eromenoi
erose

Literary usage of Eroding

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1. Summarized Proceedings ... and a Directory of Members by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1884)
"That ice has little or no eroding power, and that glaciers have never been ... That ice has great eroding power, and that in regions which they have ..."

2. Principles and Practice of Harbour Construction by William Shield (1895)
"SECTION I. General remarks—Erosion—eroding agents—Power of moving ... The chief eroding agents are sand and shingle, set in motion by the waves of the sea ..."

3. The Science and art of surgery v.1 by John Eric Erichsen (1881)
"Aneurism of Descending Aorta, eroding and traversing Vertebro. is the seat of aneurism, a peculiar train of cerebral symptoms, such as vertigo, ..."

4. A Critical Pronouncing Dictionary, and Expositor of the English Language: To by John Walker (1806)
"... it certain that eroding this tendency would produce any real advantage ; at leaft, ... eroding ..."

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