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e·ro·sive

(ē-rō'siv),
1. Having the property of eroding or wearing away.
2. An eroding agent.

e·ro·sive

(ē-rō'siv)
1. Having the property of eroding or wearing away.
2. An eroding agent.

erosive

(ē-rō′sĭv)
1. Able to produce erosion.
2. An agent that erodes tissues or structures.
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Consequently, although the Q[E.sub.A] and [I.sub.x][E.sub.A] indices can act as effective indices of the overall erosiveness of rain-flow interaction when rilling occurs during a rainstorm, rilling may be seen as altering the susceptibility of the soil to erosion during a rainfall event [ILLUSTRATION FOR FIGURE 3 OMITTED].
Effectiveness of grass barriers for reducing wind erosiveness. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation 40:354-357.
The susceptibility of the soil to movement by wind, "its erosiveness," was determined using a wind tunnel.