wash out


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Synonyms for wash out

prevent or interrupt due to rain

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wash free from unwanted substances, such as dirt

wear or destroy by the force of water

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remove by the application of water or other liquid and soap or some other cleaning agent

deplete of strength or vitality

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drain off the color in the course of laundering

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lose color in the process of being washed

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Significant sagging of the side slope areas caused the joints to open, allowing water to seep behind the concrete, causing wash outs and rusting of the reinforcing steel.
Some environmental effects due to wash outs and break outs make these and previous calculation subject to errors, however these analysis have incorporated and recognized the presence of clays in the sands and accounted for at least some of its effects on the resistivity measurements.
The two sides go head to head at Barrow with Cumberland also still in contention despite suffering three wash outs.
Coming from absolute last place after getting stuck and weaving its way through slower traffic on two-track dirt roads, wash outs, woods, beaches, narrow highway roads and farmers' fields -- while all along being choked and blinded by dust -- was a feat that will be talked about for years to come in off-road racing.