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Synonyms and Antonyms of detrition

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detrition

synonym (synonym of detrition)

hypernym (detrition IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • effort expended in moving one object over another with pressure (noun.act)
    use of physical or mental energy; hard work (noun.act)
     
  • erosion by friction (noun.process)
    (geology) the mechanical process of wearing or grinding something down (as by particles washing over it) (noun.process)
     
  • the wearing down of rock particles by friction due to water or wind or ice (noun.phenomenon)
    the resistance encountered when one body is moved in contact with another (noun.phenomenon)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF detrition relation)

  • effort expended in moving one object over another with pressure (noun.act)
    the act of rubbing together; wearing something down by friction (noun.act)
     

derivation (.... is derived from detrition)

  • (verb.contact)
    move over something with pressure (verb.contact)
     
  • (adj.pert)
    pertaining to or worked or produced by friction (adj.pert)
     
  • the wearing down of rock particles by friction due to water or wind or ice (noun.phenomenon)
    reduce to small pieces or particles by pounding or abrading (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    wear away (verb.contact)
     
  • (adj.pert)
    relating to or caused by attrition (adj.pert)
     
synonym hypernym hyponym derivation abrasion attrition corrasion grinding friction rubbing effort elbow grease exertion friction rubbing eating away attrition rub frictional bray comminute abrade abrase

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