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Engelsk navneord: erosion

1. erosion (om proces) (geology) the mechanical process of wearing or grinding something down (as by particles washing over it)


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)eating away, eroding, wearing, wearing away


Mindre specifikke termergeologic process, geological process


Mere specifikke termerablation, abrasion, attrition, beach erosion, chatter mark, corrasion, deflation, detrition, planation, soil erosion


Overordnet emneområdegeology

2. erosion (om tilstand) condition in which the earth's surface is worn away by the action of water and wind


Mindre specifikke termerenvironmental condition

3. erosion (om proces) a gradual decline of something


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningAfter the accounting scandal there was an erosion of confidence in the auditors.


Mindre specifikke termerdecline, diminution

4. erosion (om proces) erosion by chemical action


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)corroding, corrosion


Mindre specifikke termerchemical action, chemical change, chemical process


Mere specifikke termerindentation, pitting, roughness, rust, rusting









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