Word:

erosion
PRONUNCIATION:
[ ih - roh - zhuh - ]

Definition

1.the act or state of eroding; state of being eroded.
2.the process by which the surface of the earth is worn away by the action of water, glaciers, winds, waves, etc.
Part of Speech:
verb
Sample Sentences:
1.For many years, the town has been threatened by the erosion of the river banks.
2.For many years, the town has been threatened by the erosion of the river banks.
3.While they have suffered active e dissection by streams during the later cycles of erosion,-
Variation of the word: erosional, adjective ,and antierosion, adjective


Synonyms: corrosion, decrease, wear away, break down
Antonyms: Gain, Increase, build up

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