erode


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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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And they know not to wait until a field starts to erode to till it and not to think that rain will solve the problem.
The hydrochloric acid in vomit can, within a year, completely erode the hard, protective enamel from a bulimic's teeth, leaving them painfully sensitive to extremes in temperature and vulnerable to rampant decay.