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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Erode (0.01264 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to Erode.
English → English (WordNet) Definition: erode erode v 1: become ground down or deteriorate; “Her confidence eroded” [syn: gnaw, gnaw at, eat at, wear away] 2: remove soil or rock; “Rain eroded the terraces” [syn: eat away , fret]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Erode Erode \E*rode"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Eroded; p. pr. & vb. n. Eroding.] [L. erodere, erosum; e out + rodere to gnaw. See Rodent.] 1. To eat into or away; to corrode; as, canker erodes the flesh. “The blood . . . erodes the vessels.” --Wiseman. [1913 Webster] The smaller charge is more apt to . . . erode the gun. --Am. Cyc. [1913 Webster] 2. (Geol. & Phys. Geog.) (a) To wear away; as, streams and glaciers erode the land. (b) To produce by erosion, or wearing away; as, glaciers erode U-shaped valleys. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] 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. [fig.] [PJC]

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