attrition

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attrition

noun decrease, disintegration, dwindling, erosion, fading, falling off, lessening, waning, wearing away
See also: erosion
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It restores and protects glass from damage caused by vandalism, normal wear and tear, and faulty maintenance.
The researchers suggest that the mutation ultimately weakens collagen's triple-helical structure, making it susceptible to degeneration after only a few decades of normal wear and tear.
American Water, the largest water services provider in North America, has introduced the In-Home Plumbing Emergency Program (IHPP), covering plumbing emergency repairs for leaks or breaks to the water line and clogs or blockages to the sewer line that occur within the home and are caused by normal wear and tear.
They confirmed that a component was faulty, and had not failed due to normal wear and tear.
The MRI revealed a slight nick in Guerrero's labrum, possibly because of normal wear and tear.
Due to renovations, remodeling, gravity, and normal wear and tear, paint can chip or crack.