HyperDic: erosive

English > 2 senses of the word erosive:
ADJECTIVEallerosivewearing away by friction
allerosive, caustic, corrosive, vitriolic, mordantof a substance, especially a strong acid
erosive > pronunciation
Soundsihrow'sihv
Rhymesabortive ... vituperative: 304 rhymes with ihv...
English > erosive: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaningwearing away by friction.
Example"the erosive effects of waves on the shoreline"
BroaderdestructiveCausing destruction or much damage / damage
Spanisherosivo
Catalanerosiu
Verbseroderemove soil or rock
English > erosive: 2 senses > adjective 2
MeaningOf a substance, especially a strong acid; capable of destroying or eating away by chemical action.
Synonymscaustic, corrosive, vitriolic, mordant
BroaderdestructiveCausing destruction or much damage / damage
Spanishcáustico, corrosivo, erosivo
Catalancàustic, corrosiu
Verbserodebecome ground down or deteriorate

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