HyperDic: wearing

English > 3 senses of the word wearing:
ADJECTIVEallwearing, exhausting, tiring, wearyingproducing exhaustion
NOUNprocesswearing, erosion, eroding, eating away, wearing away(geology) the mechanical process of wearing or grinding something down (as by particles washing over it)
actwearing, wearthe act of having on your person as a covering or adornment
wearing > pronunciation
Soundsweh'rihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > wearing: 3 senses > adjective 1
Meaningproducing exhaustion.
Example "the visit was especially wearing"
Synonymsexhausting, tiring, wearying
Broadereffortfulrequiring great physical effort
Spanishagotador, cansado, cansador, extenuante
Catalanesgotador
English > wearing: 3 senses > noun 1, process
Meaning(geology) the mechanical process of wearing or grinding something down (as by particles washing over it).
Synonymserosion, eroding, eating away, wearing away
CategorygeologyA science that deals with the history of the earth as recorded in rocks / rocks
NarrowerablationThe erosive process that reduces the size of glaciers
abrasion, attrition, corrasion, detritionerosion by friction
beach erosionThe erosion of beaches
chatter markmarks on a glaciated rock / rock caused by the movement of a glacier
deflation(geology) the erosion of soil as a consequence of sand and dust and loose rocks / rocks being removed by the wind
planationThe process of erosion whereby a level surface is produced
soil erosionThe washing away of soil by the flow of water
Broadergeological process, geologic process(geology) a natural process whereby geological features are modified
Spanisherosión
Catalanerosió
English > wearing: 3 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe act of having on your person as a covering or adornment.
Synonymwear
Broaderact, deed, human action, human activitySomething that people do or cause to happen
Spanishuso
Catalanús
Verbswearhave on one's person

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