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erosions, plural;
  1. The process of eroding or being eroded by wind, water, or other natural agents
    • - the problem of soil erosion
  2. The gradual destruction or diminution of something
    • - the erosion of support for the party
  3. The gradual destruction of tissue or tooth enamel by physical or chemical action

  4. A place where surface tissue has been gradually destroyed
    • - patients with gastric erosions

  1. (geology) the mechanical process of wearing or grinding something down (as by particles washing over it)
  2. condition in which the earth's surface is worn away by the action of water and wind
  3. a gradual decline of something; "after the accounting scandal there was an erosion of confidence in the auditors"
  4. corrosion: erosion by chemical action
  5. (erode) become ground down or deteriorate; "Her confidence eroded"
  6. (erode) remove soil or rock; "Rain eroded the terraces"
  7. Erosion is the process of weathering and transport of solids (sediment, soil, rock and other particles) in the natural environment or their source and deposits them elsewhere. ...
  8. Bridge scour is the removal of sediment such as sand and rocks from around bridge abutments or piers. Scour, caused by swiftly moving water, can scoop out scour holes, compromising the integrity of the bridge.
  9. Acid erosion, also known as dental erosion, is the irreversible loss of tooth structure due to chemical dissolution by acids not of bacterial origin. ...
  10. There are many conditions of or affecting the human integumentary system—the organ system that comprises the entire surface of the body and includes skin, hair, nails, and related muscle and glands.
  11. Erosion is one of two fundamental operations (the other being dilation) in Morphological image processing from which all other morphological operations are based. It was originally defined for binary images, later being extended to grayscale images, and subsequently to complete lattices.
  12. Erode (ஈரோடு)) is a city, an urban agglomeration, a municipal corporation and headquarters of the Erode district in the South Indian state of Tamil Nadu.
  13. The result of having been being worn away or eroded, as by a glacier on rock or the sea on a cliff face; The changing of a surface by mechanical action, friction, thermal expansion contraction, or impact; Destruction by abrasive action of fluids; One of two fundamental operations in ...
  14. (Erode (Erosion)) To wear away, or remove, rock or soil particles by water, ice, and/or gravity.
  15. (Erode) to eat into or away; destroy by slow consumption or disintegration.
  16. (Eroded) having a shallow or superficial ulceration.
  17. The loss of tooth structure from chemical (usually acidic) action; parts of the tooth's surfaces are dissolved and lost.
  18. the removal of soil by water or wind. This is especially harmful when the top layer of soil, called the topsoil, is stripped away, because this is the layer where plants grow.
  19. Wearing away of tooth structure by action of a chemical agent or by mechanical wear.
  20. The loss of land due to the effects of waves and, in the case of coastal cliffs, slope processes (such as high groundwater levels). This may include cliff instability, where coastal processes result in landslides or rock falls.
  21. The wearing away of land surface by wind or water, intensified by land-clearing practices related to farming, residential or industrial development, road building, or logging.
  22. The thinning of the vertical strokes in letter forms that results from characteristics of the output device.
  23. The gradual eating away of soil by natural forces.
  24. The process of wearing rocks, sands, soils, through the effects of water, wind, ice and gravity. The displacement of solids.
  25. The wearing away of land surfaces by forces of nature such as winds and water.