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  • v. Present participle of erode.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

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

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Examples

  • A person familiar with the trustees' discussions and who used the term "eroding" said it was unclear what the consequences for Paterno will be and that a decision could be rendered before the board meets on Friday.

    CNN.com

  • In an interview Tuesday at the Farnborough International Air Show near here, the EADS official also stressed that his company is looking across the Atlantic because of what he described as eroding European interest in ambitious space projects.

    EADS's Space Unit Seeks to Partner With U.S. Firms

  • Risser said the need to reduce payroll costs is due to what she called the eroding power of the budget.

    2 Dinosaur National Monument paleo jobs go extinct

  • Many workers feel the change would be a first step in eroding France's social benefits – which include long vacations, contracts that make it hard for employers to lay off workers and a state-subsidized health care system – in favor of "American-style capitalism."

    France Riots Disrupt Airport Travel In Paris & Beyond

  • Many workers feel the change would be a first step in eroding France's social benefits - which include long vacations, contracts that make it hard for employers to lay off workers and a state-subsidized health care system - in favor of "American-style capitalism."

    French Retirement Protests Turn Violent (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

  • Indeed, this remained the goal to the end of the Regime, as the starting of any WMD program, conspicuous or otherwise, risked undoing the progress achieved in eroding sanctions and jeopardizing a political end to the embargo and international monitoring.

    Think Progress » “Public outrage, sporadic before, is growing

  • Therefore, it†™ s a no-brainer that once Alito is placed on the court he†™ ll begin eroding away abortion rights immediately, thus ending choice for women.

    Think Progress » A Poor Excuse For A Supreme Court Nominee

  • There's little disagreement, however, over the Internet's role in eroding the mainstream media's reign as gatekeeper -- the media's decisions to withhold images from their viewers no longer mean viewers won't see those images

    Boing Boing: September 28, 2003 - October 4, 2003 Archives

  • AP -- Joe Paterno's support among the Penn State board of trustees was described as "eroding" Tuesday, threatening to end the 84-year-old coach's career amid a child sex-abuse scandal involving a former assistant and one-time heir apparent.

    SI.com

  • Paterno's support among the Penn State board of trustees was described as "eroding" Tuesday, threatening to end the 84-year-old coach's career amid a child sex-abuse scandal involving a former assistant and one-time heir apparent.

    KansasCity.com: Front Page

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