eat away


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remove soil or rock

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wear away or erode

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It will eat away everything except the fiberglass itself, including your skin, clothing and most other things it comes in contact with.
If you're an inhibited eater in company, but comfort eat away from others this could explain the difference.
The Eat n'drink plate is made from high quality white porcelain and is handily equipped with a hole the perfect size to hold your glass of wine, leaving your hands free to eat away.
More than 150 years ago, pioneers on the Tahoe National Forest searched for gold and other precious metals by shooting water through high-pressure hoses to eat away at hillsides and slopes.
In marine environments that are oxygen poor, certain bacteria are known to eat away at iron by converting sulfate in ocean water into the corrosive chemical hydrogen sulfide.
The original mummification process was intended to keep the bodies so dry that the bacteria that would normally eat away at them could not survive.
5 Snorting the drug __________ can eat away the cartilage that divides the nose.
Racial mistrust and competition eat away at the possibility of positive human relations.
No bigger than a grain of rice, a radioactive seed is implanted in the prostate to eat away at the tumor.
Flames had begun to eat away at a ceiling immediately below the boys' bedroom when the alarm was activated.