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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All trees reduce the effect of erosive forces of nature using their canopies, trunks and branches, and root systems.
When it is associated with mechanical action, such as brushing, it results in erosive wear.
"It is well known that an acidic diet is associated with erosive tooth wear, however our study has shown the impact of the way in which acidic food and drinks are consumed," she said.
The study also found sugarfree soft drinks are as erosive as sugar-sweetened ones, and sweets or lozenges have large erosive potential.
Lead author Dr Saoirse O'Toole said: "It is well known that an acidic diet is associated with erosive tooth wear, however our study has shown the impact of the way in which acidic food and drinks are consumed."