erode

  • 1Erode — ஈரோடு …

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  • 2erode — UK [ɪˈrəʊd] / US [ɪˈroʊd] or erode away UK / US verb [intransitive/transitive] Word forms erode : present tense I/you/we/they erode he/she/it erodes present participle eroding past tense eroded past participle eroded * 1) to gradually damage the… …

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  • 3Erode — Administration Pays Inde Région Tamil Nadu District …

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  • 4erode — e‧rode [ɪˈrəʊd ǁ ɪˈroʊd] verb [transitive] if an amount or value is eroded, it is slowly reduced: • Stock prices were eroded by profit taking and ended down. • The real value of the capital was slowly being eroded by inflation. erosion noun… …

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  • 5Erode — E*rode , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Eroded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Eroding}.] [L. erodere, erosum; e out + rodere to gnaw. See {Rodent}.] 1. To eat into or away; to corrode; as, canker erodes the flesh. The blood . . . erodes the vessels. Wiseman. [1913… …

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  • 6erode — I verb abrade, break down, consume, decay, decrease, deteriorate, diminish, disintegrate, dissolve, file, gradually eat away, grind, lessen, lose, make thin, rasp, recede, reduce, rub away, scrape, shrink, strip, waste, weaken, wear, wear away,… …

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  • 7Erode —   [e rəʊd], Stadt im Bundesstaat Tamil Nadu, Südindien, an der Cauvery, 159 200 Einwohner; Textilindustrie; Verkehrsknotenpunkt …

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  • 8érodé — érodé, ée (é ro dé, dée) part. passé. Terme didactique. Une casserole érodée par le vert de gris …

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  • 9erode — 1610s, a back formation from erosion, or else from Fr. éroder, from L. erodere to gnaw away, consume (see EROSION (Cf. erosion)). Related: Eroded; eroding. Originally of acids, ulcers, etc.; geological sense is from 1830 …

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  • 10erode — [v] deteriorate; wear away abrade, bite, consume, corrode, crumble, destroy, disintegrate, eat, gnaw, grind down, scour, spoil, waste, wear down; concepts 252,469 Ant. build, construct, fix, rebuild …

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  • 11erode — ► VERB 1) gradually wear or be worn away. 2) gradually destroy (an abstract quality or state). DERIVATIVES erodible adjective. ORIGIN Latin erodere, from rodere gnaw …

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  • 12Erode — [i rōd′] city in Tamil Nadu state, S India, on the Cauvery River: pop. 159,000 …

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  • 13erode — [ē rōd′, irōd′] vt. eroded, eroding [Fr éroder < L erodere < e , out, off + rodere, to gnaw: see RAT] 1. to eat into; wear away; disintegrate [acid erodes metal] 2. to form by wearing away gradually [the running water eroded a gully] 3. to… …

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  • 14Erode — This article is about the City in Tamil Nadu, India. For its namesake district, see Erode district. For natural process, see erosion. Erode ஈரோடு Turmeric City, Textile City, Loom City   city   …

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  • 15erode — verb ADVERB ▪ badly, seriously, severely, significantly, substantially ▪ Walkers should stick to obvious paths, even if they are badly eroded. ▪ The experience had seriously eroded his confidence in himself …

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  • 16erode — erodible, erodable, erosible /i roh zeuh beuhl, seuh /, adj. erodibility, erodability, n. /i rohd /, v., eroded, eroding. v.t. 1. to eat into or away; destroy by slow consumption or disintegration: Battery acid had eroded the engine. Inflation… …

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  • 17Erode — Original name in latin Erode Name in other language Brod, Ehrod, Erode, Irodu, Periyar, Periyr, ai luo de, elodeu, eroda, erode, iread, iroda, irodoErodeu, irotu, Брод, Эрод, State code IN Continent/City Asia/Kolkata longitude 11.3428 latitude 77 …

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  • 18erode — 1. To cause, or to be affected by, erosion. 2. To remove by ulceration. [L. erodo, to gnaw away] * * * erode i rōd vt, erod·ed; erod·ing 1) to eat into or away by slow destruction of substance (as by acid, infection, or cancer) <acids that… …

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  • 19erode — e|rode [ ı roud ] verb intransitive or transitive * 1. ) to gradually damage the surface of rock or land so that it begins to disappear, or to be gradually damaged in this way: High tides are eroding the coast. a plan to plant more trees before… …

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  • 20erode — [[t]ɪro͟ʊd[/t]] erodes, eroding, eroded 1) V ERG If rock or soil erodes or is eroded by the weather, sea, or wind, it cracks and breaks so that it is gradually destroyed. By 1980, Miami beach had all but totally eroded... [be V ed] Once exposed,… …

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