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1. erosion

noun. ['ɪˈroʊʒən'] (geology) the mechanical process of wearing or grinding something down (as by particles washing over it).

Synonyms

  • geological process
  • abrasion
  • eating away
  • attrition
  • wearing away
  • eroding
  • corrasion
  • detrition
  • geologic process
  • soil erosion
  • wearing
  • ablation
  • beach erosion
  • deflation
  • chatter mark

Antonyms

  • order
  • elegance
  • achromatic
  • recuperate

Etymology

  • erosio (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Beach Erosion

  • explosion
  • implosion
  • corrosion

2. erosion

noun. ['ɪˈroʊʒən'] condition in which the earth's surface is worn away by the action of water and wind.

Antonyms

  • obey

Etymology

  • erosio (Latin)

3. erosion

noun. ['ɪˈroʊʒən'] erosion by chemical action.

Synonyms

  • rusting
  • corroding
  • chemical action
  • indentation
  • chemical change
  • roughness
  • corrosion
  • pitting
  • rust

Antonyms

  • effortless
  • inflation
  • disinflation
  • smoothness

Etymology

  • erosio (Latin)

4. erosion

noun. ['ɪˈroʊʒən'] a gradual decline of something.

Synonyms

  • diminution

Antonyms

  • progress
  • better

Etymology

  • erosio (Latin)

5. beach

noun. ['ˈbiːtʃ'] an area of sand sloping down to the water of a sea or lake.

Synonyms

  • geological formation
  • plage
  • shore
  • sand

Antonyms

  • natural elevation
  • finish
  • head
  • rear

6. beach

verb. ['ˈbiːtʃ'] land on a beach.

Synonyms

  • set down

Antonyms

  • roughen
  • embark

Example sentences of the word beach-erosion


1. Noun Phrase
In particular, they can deflect waves, absorb wave energy, protect the base of cliffs and stop beach erosion.

2. Noun Phrase
For example, you may wish to study the effects of "nor'easters" on beach erosion, which involves atmospheric conditions and oceanic processes.

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