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synonyms for erodes

  • corrode
  • destroy
  • abrade
  • bite
  • consume
  • crumble
  • disintegrate
  • eat
  • gnaw
  • scour
  • spoil
  • waste
  • grind down
  • wear down
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antonyms for erodes

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  • build
  • ignore
  • neglect
  • preserve
  • construct
  • fix
  • rebuild
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How to use erodes in a sentence

The rate at which a stream erodes its bed depends in part upon the nature of the rocks over which it flows.
THE ELEMENTS OF GEOLOGYWILLIAM HARMON NORTON
Running water dissolves and erodes away the earthy materials with which it comes in contact.
IN BEAVER WORLDENOS ABIJAH MILLS
It erodes the guns much less than any European powder except, possibly, that of the Germans.
NEW YORK TIMES CURRENT HISTORY; THE EUROPEAN WAR, VOL 2, NO. 5, AUGUST, 1915VARIOUS
A glacier erodes its bed and banks in two ways,—by abrasion and by plucking.
THE ELEMENTS OF GEOLOGYWILLIAM HARMON NORTON
The flood scours the bed of the river, erodes its banks, and threatens to find a way amongst the estates.
THE ARGENTINE REPUBLICPIERRE DENIS
This type of formation erodes rapidly and is the basis of much of the poor alluvial lowland soil.
AREA HANDBOOK FOR ALBANIAEUGENE K. KEEFE
Serpentine rock erodes slowly and produces clays of little agricultural value.
AREA HANDBOOK FOR ALBANIAEUGENE K. KEEFE
A river saws its channel vertically downwards, and a swift stream erodes chiefly at the bottom.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 5, SLICE 2VARIOUS
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