HyperDic: soil_erosion

English > 1 sense of the expression soil erosion:
NOUNprocesssoil erosionthe washing away of soil by the flow of water
English > soil erosion: 1 sense > noun 1, process
MeaningThe washing away of soil by the flow of water.
Narrowerwashout, washThe erosive process of washing away soil or gravel by water (as from a roadway)
Broadererosion, eroding, eating away, wearing, wearing away(geology) the mechanical process of wearing or grinding something down (as by particles washing over it)

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