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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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Rhymes with Erosion

  • explosion
  • implosion
  • corrosion

How do you pronounce erosion?

Pronounce erosion as ɪˈroʊʒən.

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How do you spell erosion? Is it errosion ?

A common misspelling of erosion is errosion

Sentences with erosion


1. Noun, singular or mass
Both apple juice and sparkling water have the potential to cause dental erosion.

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)
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