eat away


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remove soil or rock

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wear away or erode

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A Chennai lab claims to have developed microbes that can eat away oil spill after vain attempts to remove remnants of the recent oil spills off Chennai shores using men and machines, Economic Times has reported.
It will eat away everything except the fiberglass itself, including your skin, clothing and most other things it comes in contact with.
According to Medakovic, knowing which metals mess up the creatures' digestion could help researchers develop metals that are more resistant to "biofouling," the accumulation of barnacles and other critters that can eat away at ships' hulls.
I know these feelings intimately and how they eat away at the heart of one's calling and commitment, as described in my book, Defendant: A Psychiatrist on Trial for Malpractice (Vintage, 1986).
The hatchet can be programmed to eat away only at the ends of boards, to duplicate extended, heavy wear.
"The saddest thing I have seen is veterans who wait years and years to get help, allowing these things to eat away at them so much that it has in many cases ruined their lives.
Something might be eating away at her that's causing her to eat away the day.
If you eat away from the house most of the time, consider preparing a few more meals or snacks at home with good nutrition in mind.
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. It costs pounds 14.99 from www.
"These kinds of catastrophe losses eat away at a company's bottom line year after year," Clark said.