corrasion


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cor·rade

 (kə-rād′)
tr. & intr.v. cor·rad·ed, cor·rad·ing, cor·rades
To erode or be eroded by abrasion.

[Latin corrādere, to scrape together : com-, com- + rādere, to scrape; see rēd- in Indo-European roots.]

cor·ra′sion (-rā′zhən) n.
cor·ra′sive (-sĭv, -zĭv) adj.

corrasion

(kəˈreɪʒən)
n
(Geological Science) erosion of a rock surface by rock fragments transported over it by water, wind, or ice. Compare abrasion3, attrition4
corrasive adj

cor•ra•sion

(kəˈreɪ ʒən)

n.
the mechanical erosion of soil and rock by the abrasive action of particles set in motion by running water, wind, glacial ice, and gravity.
[1870–75; derivative of corrade, on the model of abrade: abrasion, etc.]
cor•ra′sive (-sɪv) adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.corrasion - erosion by frictioncorrasion - erosion by friction      
eating away, eroding, erosion, wearing, wearing away - (geology) the mechanical process of wearing or grinding something down (as by particles washing over it)
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