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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The delayed-release oral suspension is indicated for short-term treatment of symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disorder (GERD) and healing of erosive esophagitis in children aged 1-2 years.
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