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.
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In addition to mulch and groundcovers, which prevent evaporation and erosion, Shatynski practices vermicomposting, placing fruit and vegetable scraps and paper towels in red wiggler worm bins in her garage.
Just beyond the northern reach of the park, there’s a grassy mound—bearded in stony riprap to prevent erosion--that overlooks the East River: an older public park.
The goals of the project are to add beauty to the town, improve air quality, reduce erosion, and maintain Wellesley property values and quality of life.
This included sinkholes, bank erosion, failed concrete, collapsed outfall pipes and other damage.
Many rivers are dumping more sediment into the ocean—carrying heavy metals—as a result of things like soil erosion; continuing ocean acidification will scrub calcium carbonate from that sediment, changing the character of the layer.
Both groups are striving to locate something fundamental and immutable about Britain in an era of erosion and evanescence.
Donaldson's seen decreased erosion and improved yields of corn and soy.
These needs are particularly acute with respect to water, where nearly $50 billion is estimated to be needed over the next 20 years for water supply, water quality, flood control, beach erosion and the Everglades.
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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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