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Definition 1: (geology) the mechanical process of wearing or grinding something down (as by particles washing over it) - [noun denoting process]

Synonyms for wearing away in the sense of this definition

(wearing away is a kind of ...) (geology) a natural process whereby geological features are modified

(... is a kind of wearing away ) marks on a glaciated rock caused by the movement of a glacier

(... is a kind of wearing away ) the erosive process that reduces the size of glaciers

(... is a kind of wearing away ) erosion by friction

(... is a kind of wearing away ) the erosion of beaches

(... is a kind of wearing away ) (geology) the erosion of soil as a consequence of sand and dust and loose rocks being removed by the wind

"a constant deflation of the desert landscape"

(... is a kind of wearing away ) the process of erosion whereby a level surface is produced

(... is a kind of wearing away ) the washing away of soil by the flow of water

(wearing away belongs to category ...) a science that deals with the history of the earth as recorded in rocks

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