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Definition of Erode

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wear away, grind down, corrode; slowly consume, eat away
Erode Definition from Arts & Humanities Dictionaries & Glossaries
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
(v. t.)
To eat into or away; to corrode; as, canker erodes the flesh.
  
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erode
\e*rode"\, v. t. (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.
erode
\e*rode"\ (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. eroded; p. pr. & vb. n. eroding.] [l. erodere, erosum; e out + rodere to gnaw. see rodent.] to eat into or away; to corrode; as, canker erodes the flesh. "the blood erodes the vessels." the smaller charge is more apt to erode the gun. cyc.
erode
v
1. become ground down or deteriorate; "her confidence eroded" [syn: gnaw, gnaw at, eat at, wear away]


2. remove soil or rock, as of wind or water; "rain eroded the terraces" [syn: eat away, fret]



WordNet 2.0

Verb
1. become ground down or deteriorate; "Her confidence eroded"
(synonym) gnaw, gnaw at, eat at, wear away
(hypernym) decay, crumble, delapidate
(derivation) erosion
2. remove soil or rock; "Rain eroded the terraces"
(synonym) eat away, fret
(hypernym) damage
(hyponym) wash
(derivation) erosion
Erode Definition from Government Dictionaries & Glossaries
Indian STD Codes
India 91-424
Area Code International
India 91-424
Erode Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
English Wikipedia - The Free Encyclopedia
Erode is a city in the South Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Erode is the seventh largest urban agglomeration in Tamil Nadu and is the administrative headquarters of Erode District. Located on the banks of River Kaveri, it was part of historical Kongu Nadu and has been ruled at different times by the Cheras, Early Pandyas, Medieval Cholas, Later Cholas, Vijayanagar Empire, Madurai Nayaks, kindom of Mysore, Carnatic kingdom and the British. It is situated at the center of the South Indian Peninsula, about southwest of the state capital Chennai and about east of Coimbatore.

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