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  • verb Present participle of erode.

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

  • noun (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

  • 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.

    SI.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.

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

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  • 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)

  • 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)

  • 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."

    France Riots Disrupt Airport Travel In Paris & Beyond

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