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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 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

Example sentences of the word 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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