Nudation
Nudation Nu*da"tion, n. [L. nudatio, fr. nudare to make naked, fr. nudus naked. See {Nude}.] The act of stripping, or making bare or naked. [1913 Webster]

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  • Denudation — Den u*da tion (?; 277), n. [L. denudatio: cf. F. d[ e]nudation.] 1. The act of stripping off covering, or removing the surface; a making bare. [1913 Webster] 2. (Geol.) The laying bare of rocks by the washing away of the overlying earth, etc.; or …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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