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Synonyms and Antonyms of erosion

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erosion

synonym (synonym of erosion)

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

  • (geology) the mechanical process of wearing or grinding something down (as by particles washing over it) (noun.process)
    (geology) a natural process whereby geological features are modified (noun.process)
     
  • a gradual decline of something (noun.process)
    change toward something smaller or lower (noun.process)
     
  • condition in which the earth's surface is worn away by the action of water and wind (noun.state)
    the state of the environment (noun.state)
     
  • erosion by chemical action (noun.process)
    (chemistry) any process determined by the atomic and molecular composition and structure of the substances involved (noun.process)
     

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

  • (geology) the mechanical process of wearing or grinding something down (as by particles washing over it) (noun.process)
    marks on a glaciated rock caused by the movement of a glacier (noun.phenomenon)
     
  • (noun.process)
    the erosive process that reduces the size of glaciers (noun.process)
     
  • (noun.process)
    erosion by friction (noun.process)
     
  • (noun.process)
    the erosion of beaches (noun.process)
     
  • (noun.process)
    (geology) the erosion of soil as a consequence of sand and dust and loose rocks being removed by the wind (noun.process)
     
  • (noun.process)
    the process of erosion whereby a level surface is produced (noun.process)
     
  • (noun.process)
    the washing away of soil by the flow of water (noun.process)
     
  • erosion by chemical action (noun.process)
    the formation of small pits in a surface as a consequence of corrosion (noun.process)
     
  • (noun.process)
    the formation of reddish-brown ferric oxides on iron by low-temperature oxidation in the presence of water (noun.process)
     

derivation (.... is derived from erosion)

  • (geology) the mechanical process of wearing or grinding something down (as by particles washing over it) (noun.process)
    remove soil or rock (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.change)
    become ground down or deteriorate (verb.change)
     
  • erosion by chemical action (noun.process)
    become destroyed by water, air, or a corrosive such as an acid (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.change)
    cause to deteriorate due to the action of water, air, or an acid (verb.change)
     

domain category (erosion is domain category of ....)

  • (geology) the mechanical process of wearing or grinding something down (as by particles washing over it) (noun.process)
    a science that deals with the history of the earth as recorded in rocks (noun.cognition)
     
synonym hypernym hyponym derivation domain category eating away eroding wearing wearing away corroding corrosion chemical action chemical change chemical process geologic process geological process decline indentation pitting rust rusting chatter mark ablation corrode rust eat eat away erode fret geology

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