v. t.1.To eat into or away; to corrode; as, canker erodes the flesh.
[imp. & p. p. Eroded; p. pr. & vb. n. Eroding.]
The smaller charge is more apt to . . . erode the gun.
- Am. Cyc.
2.(Geol. & Phys. Geog.) To wear away; as, streams and glaciers erode the land.
3.to reduce or lessen as if by eroding; as, a politician's base of support is eroded by evidence of corruption; the buying power of the dollar is eroded by inflation.
Verb1.erode - become ground down or deteriorate; "Her confidence eroded"
2.erode - remove soil or rock; "Rain eroded the terraces"
Synonyms: eat away, fret
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-- Erode --
Erodium cicutarium
Erodium moschatum
Erodium texanum
erogenous zone
Erolia alpina
Erolia minutilla
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