Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • past participle Eaten away; gnawed; irregular, as if eaten or worn away.
  • past participle (Bot.) Having the edge worn away so as to be jagged or irregularly toothed.

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  • adjective worn down or worn away.
  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of erode.

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  • adjective worn away as by water or ice or wind

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Examples

  • That probably is what has eroded from the game today.

    Orioles hope young pitchers, Tillman and Matusz, take off

  • The only reason that some support has been eroded, is because Clinton is attacking her own party in complete desperation.

    CNN Poll: Obama losing support

  • This beach, continually eroded, is held together by borrowed sand, graded by tractors at dawn, willed into place by the tourism industry.

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  • This beach, continually eroded, is held together by borrowed sand, graded by tractors at dawn, willed into place by the tourism industry.

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  • Gypsum is an evaporative rock, and from where we were, we could see that the entire area had been eroded from a series of mountains in a sort of step pattern.

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  • Gypsum is an evaporative rock, and from where we were, we could see that the entire area had been eroded from a series of mountains in a sort of step pattern.

    worlds in a grain of sand

  • My knees were a scabrous ruin, looking somewhat like an archaeological dig; you could see the layers of skin eroded around the edge, several separate moist circles as I scrubbed my epidermis down to the muscle.

    Have It Your Way

  • -- In cutting the letters on this large plate of Bronze, they have, to gain room, made no distance between the words, but shewn the division only by a little touch thus < with the graver; and where a word eroded with a C, or G, they have put the touch within the concavity of the letter, otherwise it is admirably well executed.

    A Year's Journey through France and Part of Spain, Volume II (of 2)

  • OTOH, a 5-10\% stake in bullion is an excellent hedge against complete collapse or long-term eroded value during inflationary times.

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  • OTOH, a 5-10\% stake in bullion is an excellent hedge against complete collapse or long-term eroded value during inflationary times.

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