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erode 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Verb
/iˈrōd/,
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eroded, past participle; erodes, 3rd person singular present; eroding, present participle; eroded, past tense;
  1. (of wind, water, or other natural agents) Gradually wear away (soil, rock, or land)
    • - the cliffs have been eroded by the sea
  2. (of soil, rock, or land) Be gradually worn away by such natural agents

  3. Gradually destroy or be gradually destroyed
    • - this humiliation has eroded what confidence Jean has
    • - profit margins are eroding
  4. (of a disease) Gradually destroy (bodily tissue)


  1. become ground down or deteriorate; "Her confidence eroded"
  2. remove soil or rock; "Rain eroded the terraces"
  3. (eroded) worn away as by water or ice or wind
  4. (erosion) (geology) the mechanical process of wearing or grinding something down (as by particles washing over it)
  5. (erosion) condition in which the earth's surface is worn away by the action of water and wind
  6. (erosion) a gradual decline of something; "after the accounting scandal there was an erosion of confidence in the auditors"
  7. Erode (ஈரோடு)) is a city, an urban agglomeration, a municipal corporation and headquarters of the Erode district in the South Indian state of Tamil Nadu.
  8. Erode is a newly formed Loksabha Constituency in Tamil Nadu.
  9. Erode has two state assembly constituencies for the City Corporation in Tamil Nadu.
  10. Erosion is the process of weathering and transport of solids (sediment, soil, rock and other particles) in the natural environment or their source and deposits them elsewhere. ...
  11. (Erosion (bridge scour)) Bridge scour is the removal of sediment such as sand and rocks from around bridge abutments or piers. Scour, caused by swiftly moving water, can scoop out scour holes, compromising the integrity of the bridge.
  12. (Erosion (dental)) Acid erosion, also known as dental erosion, is the irreversible loss of tooth structure due to chemical dissolution by acids not of bacterial origin. ...
  13. (erosion) The result of having been being worn away or eroded, as by a glacier on rock or the sea on a cliff face; The changing of a surface by mechanical action, friction, thermal expansion contraction, or impact; Destruction by abrasive action of fluids; One of two fundamental operations ...
  14. (Eroded) having a shallow or superficial ulceration.
  15. (Erosion) Tissue next to any part of the device, which is "worn away."
  16. (Erosion) wearing down of tooth structure, caused by chemicals (acids)
  17. (EROSION) The wearing away of a paint film caused by exposure to the weather.
  18. (erosion) the process in which a material is worn away by a stream of liquid (water) or air, often due to the presence of abrasive particles in the stream.
  19. (Erosion) The wearing away of the inside or outside convolutions of a hose caused by the flow of the media conveyed, such as wet steam, abrasive particles, etc.
  20. (Erosion) The process by which floodwaters lower the ground surface in an area by removing upper layers of soil.
  21. (erosion) progressive disintegration of a solid by the abrasive or cavitation action of gases, fluids, or solids in motion. (See also abrasion damage and cavitation damage.)
  22. (erosion) Refers to the diminishing effect on viewership, media buy and response volume. After an infomercial has aired for a number of weeks/months, order response levels begin to drop.
  23. (Erosion) the progressive removal of a machine surface by cavitation or by particle impingement at high velocities.
  24. (Erosion) the progressive loss of material from a solid surface due to mechanical interaction between that surface and a fluid, a multi-component fluid, or solid particles carried with the fluid.
  25. (erosion) The wearing away of land surface by wind or water, intensified by land-clearing practices related to farming, residential or industrial development, road building, or logging.