erosive


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e·ro·sive

 (ĭ-rō′sĭv)
adj.
Causing erosion: the erosive effect of ocean waves on the shoreline.

e·ro′sive·ness, e·ro′siv′i·ty n.

e•ro•sive

(ɪˈroʊ sɪv)

adj.
serving to erode; causing erosion.
[1820–30]
e•ro′sive•ness, e•ro•siv′i•ty, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.erosive - wearing away by friction; "the erosive effects of waves on the shoreline"
destructive - causing destruction or much damage; "a policy that is destructive to the economy"; "destructive criticism"
2.erosive - of a substance, especially a strong acid; capable of destroying or eating away by chemical action
destructive - causing destruction or much damage; "a policy that is destructive to the economy"; "destructive criticism"
Translations

erosive

[ɪˈrəʊzɪv] ADJerosivo, erosionante

erosive

adj effect of sea etcabtragend; effect of acidätzend

erosive

[ɪˈrəʊzɪv] adj (see vb) → erosivo/a, corrosivo/a

e·ro·sive

a. erosivo-a, que causa erosión.

erosive

adj erosivo
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And, beginning at the edge of it, grew the grass--sweet, soft, tender, pasture grass that would have delighted the eyes and beasts of any husbandman and that extended, on and on, for leagues and leagues of velvet verdure, to the backbone of the great island, the towering mountain range flung up by some ancient earth-cataclysm, serrated and gullied but not yet erased by the erosive tropic rains.
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Rates of both abrasive wear and erosive impact of particles are influenced by abrasive characteristics of the wear-causing particles.
GERD has become increasingly common in children, and, if left untreated, can lead to potentially serious complications such as erosive esophagitis," said Mark A.
A 200-kilometer-long, 500-meter-thick layer of rocks now lying high in the mountains of Italy is recognized as the remains of an erosive subduction zone that was active under the sea millions of years ago, scientists say.
A clinical diagnosis of erosive osteoarthritis (EOA) was made, and plain radiographs were obtained to confirm the diagnosis (Figures 1 and 2).
Patients with early arthritis should be evaluated for factors predictive of persistent and erosive disease, including number of swollen and tender joints, erythrocyte sedimentation rate or C-reactive protein, rheumatoid factor, anti-cyclic citrullinated peptide antibodies, and radiographic erosions.