abrasion platform

noun

Definition of abrasion platform

: the portion of the submerged margin of a continent or island that has been planed off by marine abrasion as distinct from the portion that has been built up to its present level by the deposit of marine sediments

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1915, in the meaning defined above

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“Abrasion platform.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/abrasion%20platform. Accessed 11 Jul. 2020.

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