abrasion platform

noun

: 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

Word History

First Known Use

1915, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of abrasion platform was in 1915

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“Abrasion platform.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/abrasion%20platform. Accessed 1 Mar. 2024.

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