erosion

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  • noun

Synonyms for erosion

Synonyms for erosion

(geology) the mechanical process of wearing or grinding something down (as by particles washing over it)

condition in which the earth's surface is worn away by the action of water and wind

a gradual decline of something

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Directly above and locally truncating the folded interval erosionally, the Macumber Formation contains horizons of intraformational limestone breccia several metres thick that are separated by undisturbed strata.