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synonyms for weathering

  • depletion
  • depreciation
  • erosion
  • ablation
  • attrition
  • consumption
  • decrement
  • dissipation
  • hard wear
  • overuse
  • ravages of time
  • wearing away
See also synonyms for: weatherings
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How to use weathering in a sentence

In this cycle, plate tectonics, weathering and other processes continually transform Earth’s rocks from one type to another.
SCIENTISTS SAY: MAGMA AND LAVAMARIA TEMMINGOCTOBER 11, 2021SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
Earthly buttes in the American desert Southwest are formed principally by erosion and weathering.
NASA'S PERSEVERANCE MARS ROVER FOUND SOME BOULDERS. THAT'S A MUCH BIGGER DEAL THAN IT SEEMSJEFFREY KLUGEROCTOBER 7, 2021TIME
This means volcanoes could be important in the weathering process as well.
VOLCANOES COULD BE OUR FIERY ALLIES IN THE FIGHT AGAINST CARBON EMISSIONSANGELY MERCADOAUGUST 26, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
Ergonomically-designed for support and comfort, this modern set will endure any outdoor conditions without fading or weathering.
BEST PATIO FURNITURE: OUTDOOR SEATING THAT SUITS YOUR SPACEBILLY CADDENJULY 20, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
A new startup is relying on minerals to pull carbon dioxide out of the air, in one of the first commercial efforts to deploy what’s known as enhanced weathering to slow climate change.
A STARTUP USING MINERALS TO DRAW DOWN CO2 HAS SCORED FUNDING—AND ITS FIRST BUYERJAMES TEMPLEMAY 26, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Daniella DellaGiustina, a research scientist with the University of Arizona, led a study in Science that looked at signs of this weathering on Bennu.
ASTEROID BENNU MAY HAVE BEEN HOME TO ANCIENT WATER FLOWSNEEL PATELOCTOBER 8, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
One wing showed the effect of weathering, but it was an all-metal Roamer of the latest model and it had withstood the ordeal well.
THE ONSLAUGHT FROM RIGELFLETCHER PRATT
A monstrous block on the starboard side had not been long adrift, for it showed but slight signs of weathering.
THE HOME OF THE BLIZZARDDOUGLAS MAWSON
The water was diminished in the hold, and the Lively Bee was weathering the storm splendidly.
THE CRUISE OF THE "LIVELY BEE"JOHN DE MORGAN
Its height was indicated by the weathering on the tower, and it seems to have had flanking pinnacles and graduated panelling.
BELL'S CATHEDRALS: THE CATHEDRAL CHURCH OF RIPONCECIL WALTER CHARLES HALLETT
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WORDS RELATED TO WEATHERING

  • ablation
  • attrition
  • consumption
  • decrement
  • depletion
  • depreciation
  • dissipation
  • erosion
  • hard wear
  • overuse
  • ravages of time
  • wearing away
  • weathering
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.