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
Louisiana is in a race to protect and rebuild its fragile coastline from decades of erosion while also facing rising seas from climate change.
The strong winds are expected to create waves of 10 to 14 feet along the shore of Lake Michigan and may cause lakeshore flooding or erosion from Sheboygan south to Kenosha.
The refugee crisis and off-shore banking are two symptoms of the erosion of national influence.
That sandy exodus is part of San Francisco’s campaign to fight severe erosion at the southern end of the beach that faces the Pacific Ocean.
Together since 2006, Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin are still just 30 and 31, respectively, with no sign of erosion to their games.
This feature, similar to the signatures of erosion seen near the Strait of Gibraltar, was probably caused by flowing water, the researchers reasoned.
But even as Democratic optimism grew, there were signs of gradual erosion in the position of Democratic senators in states not only carried by Trump but carried very heavily.
The Native Alaskan village of Kivalina, one of the first communities in the US expected to relocate due to climate change, is being impacted by that kind of erosion.
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EROSION Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of erosion for English Language Learners
: the gradual destruction of something by natural forces (such as water, wind, or ice) : the process by which something is eroded or worn away
EROSION Defined for Kids
medical Definition of erosion
- erosion of the uterine cervix
- a circular erosion on the skin
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