soil erosion

soil erosion
the washing away of soil by the flow of water
Hypernyms: ↑erosion, ↑eroding, ↑eating away, ↑wearing, ↑wearing away
Hyponyms: ↑washout, ↑wash

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soil erosion UK US noun [uncountable]
the process by which soil is gradually removed by the rain, wind, or sea
Thesaurus: geology and geological processeshyponym

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

См. также в других словарях:

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