Circumdenudation
Circumdenudation Cir`cum*den`u*da"tion, n. [Pref. circum- + denudation.] (Geol.) Denudation around or in the neighborhood of an object. [1913 Webster]

{Hills of circumdenudation}, hills which have been produced by surface erosion; the elevations which have been left, after denudation of a mass of high ground. --Jukes. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • circumdenudation — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷+ noun ( s) Etymology: circum + denudation : denudation or erosion around an object leaving it isolated * * * circumdenudation /sûr kəm den ū dāˈshən/ (geology) noun Denudation or erosion of surroundings, leaving an isolated elevation… …   Useful english dictionary

  • circumdenudation — cir·cum·denudation …   English syllables

  • circumdenudation — /sɜkəmˌdinjuˈdeɪʃən/ (say serkuhm.deenyooh dayshuhn) noun a process of erosion which leaves a hard rocky core exposed in the form of a mountain, etc …   Australian English dictionary

  • Hills of circumdenudation — Circumdenudation Cir cum*den u*da tion, n. [Pref. circum + denudation.] (Geol.) Denudation around or in the neighborhood of an object. [1913 Webster] {Hills of circumdenudation}, hills which have been produced by surface erosion; the elevations… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • circum- — ♦ Élément, du lat. circum « autour ». circum , circon élément, du lat. circum, autour . ⇒CIRCUM , CIRCON , élément suff. 1er élément de compos. de mots signifiant « autour de ». A. [La base est un adj.] Le composé marque la situation de quelque… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • circon- — circum , circon élément, du lat. circum, autour . circon V. circum . ⇒CIRCUM , CIRCON , élément suff. 1er élément de compos. de mots signifiant « autour de ». A. [La base est un adj.] Le composé marque la situation de quelque chose ou de quelqu… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • circumerosion — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷+ noun ( s) Etymology: circum + erosion : circumdenudation …   Useful english dictionary

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