Examples of erosion in a Sentence
Landscapers planted grass to stop the erosion of the hillside.
Centuries of erosion by wind have carved grooves in the rocks.
Recent Examples of erosion from the Web
An editorial in Tulane University's student newspaper takes aim at the fossil fuel industry for its role in coastal erosion.
The cost-saving measure pleased investors, who’d grown concerned about its weak profitability and revenue erosion due to rising competition from copycat versions of its antidepressant Cipralex and Alzheimer’s treatment Ebixa.
Every piece in the collection is handcrafted to reflect the natural erosion and patina that would occur after 300 years of lying on the ocean floor.
Movie theaters, fittingly then, will be particularly stuffed with tales of the flimsiness (and erosion) of our seemingly solid foundations.
The purpose of the program, which will continue through November, is to prevent contamination of the MDC's drinking water supplies as a result of, among other things, septic system failure, erosion, runoff, and other potential pollutants.
Some analysts expect further erosion but also further moderation.
Temperatures in the Arctic are rising about twice as fast as the rest of the planet, forcing the relocation of at least one — and likely several more — Alaska coastal villages that are being threatened by rising sea levels and erosion.
The sheet pile walls will allow for the future removal of current earthen slopes that are subject to erosion.
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medical Definition of erosion
- erosion of the uterine cervix
- a circular erosion on the skin
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