detrition


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  • noun

Synonyms for detrition

the wearing down of rock particles by friction due to water or wind or ice

effort expended in moving one object over another with pressure

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19]),t)= First detrition factor contributed by DOM vis-a-vis oxygen consumption to the dissipation of DO vis-a-vis terrestrial organisms.
19], t)] are first detrition coefficients for category 1, 2 and 3 due to dead organic matter.
Where [MATHEMATICAL EXPRESSION NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] are first detrition coefficients for category 1, 2 and 3.
19], t), are first detrition coefficients for category 1, 2 and 3.
2) Clean cultivation and mechanical detrition of caterpillars also help in reducing pest infestation.
1)](G, t) = First detrition factor contributed by oxygen consumption to the dissipation of terrestrial organisms Where we suppose.
The temperature arising inside the interstice is a consequence of the heating produced through the friction, and may produce pronounced detritions, the aerate of the lubricant film that will result in to a that fast growing of friction coefficient and of detritions, in some cases the exceeding of the integration temperature of materials, which can lead as well to a thermic breaking of the rings, reciprocal slider of thermal palling.