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e·rode

(ē-rōd'),
1. To cause, or to be affected by, erosion.
2. To remove by ulceration.
[L. erodo, to gnaw away]

e·rode

(ē-rōd')
1. To cause, or to be affected by, erosion.
2. To remove by ulceration.
[L. erodo, to gnaw away]

erode

(ē-rōd′) [L. erodere]
1. To wear away.
2. To eat away by ulceration.

e·rode

(ē-rōd')
1. To cause, or to be affected by, erosion.
2. To remove by ulceration.
[L. erodo, to gnaw away]
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Soybean yields were measured for 3 years on 12 experimental plots established at each of the Holly Springs eroded sites.
clearing of vegetation, grading to restore the eroded areas
Below, a work crew loads sandbags into a pickup before using them in barricades against potential flooding of the area, where many hillsides are eroded in the wake of the 4,371-acre Ojai Ranch Fire last year.
Nine of the slightly or moderately eroded soils had transitional horizons (E/B, B/E, BE, EB, AB or BA horizons) however, only two of the associated severely eroded soils had transitional horizons.
Fitch will remain focused on the credit support of the unencumbered pool and whether it is significantly eroded through asset sales or encumbering of assets with mortgage debt to warrant a ratings downgrade.
The researchers suggest that these may have eroded away.
A third option would be to construct a large concrete wall at the eroded embankment, he said, but that solution would ruin the view of the normally dry riverbed.
Inside the warehouse -- a typical array of trusses with central posts and a linear lantern -- The Box springs from above an eroded stuccoed drum, from the exoskeleton of a hypothetical sphere visible through a skylight of regular two by fours.
In fact, research presented last June at a conference devoted to the origin of the gorge--the first such meeting in more than 35 years--suggests that substantial portions of the eastern Grand Canyon are geological youngsters, having been eroded only within the past million years.
State officials have estimated that the riverbed eroded about five feet to expose the sewage pipes, and that's why the sanitation districts want to bury them deeper this time, Yoshida added.
The negative outlook reflects Standard & Poor's belief that the company's market position could be eroded owing to its high-cost distribution base, and recognizes continued strains on capitalization and financial flexibility.
In 1992, a storm eroded the cover of the Chiquita Canyon Landfill near Val Verde, and garbage cascaded out in a fan-shaped spill.