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erode

verb abrade, break down, consume, decay, deteriorate, diminish, disintegrate, dissolve, file, gradually eat away, grind, lessen, lose, make thin, rasp, reduce, rub away, scrape, shrink, strip, waste, weaken, wear, wear away, wear down, wear down by friccion, weather
Associated concepts: erode the credibility of a witness
See also: degenerate, depreciate, diminish, impair, lessen
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The quicker a surface erodes, the fewer isotopes of this type are present therein," he added.
Typically about 20m of the coast will erode if the sea level rises half a metre by 2100 due to climate change, says Dr Cowell.
Tenders are invited for Maintenance and Repairs to the Borewell Hand Pumps, Borewell Pumpsets and Air compressors at Ward No- 33,34,36,39,40 and 41 in Zone - III in Erode City Municipal corporation.
Washington, September 3 (ANI): A new study has found that large-scale farming projects by humans can erode the Earth's surface at rates comparable to those of the world's largest rivers and glaciers.
Researchers had suggested that those winds set up lake currents that erode the banks more quickly at the ends of the lakes than along the sides, says Pelletier.
Advances in neuroradiology, such as computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), have improved the diagnosis and management of lesions that erode the tegmen tympani.
companies, and found a clear disconnect between the views of business leaders and technology leaders on the factors that build and erode trust.
Tenders are invited for Maintenance and Repairs to the Borewell Hand Pumps, Borewell Pumpsets and Air compressors at Ward No- 31,32,35,37 and 38 in Zone - III in Erode City Municipal corporation.
Today, rain, sun, and wind erode the mountainside, revealing part of the fossil.
5% who cited commodity prices as the element most likely to erode margins.
3 meters (1 foot) of dozens of beaches erode every year.