Synonyms for eating-away
- 1. erosion, eroding, eating away, wearing, wearing away, geological process, geologic process
- usage: (geology) the mechanical process of wearing or grinding something down (as by particles washing over it)
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- 1. erode, eat away, fret, damage
- usage: remove soil or rock; "Rain eroded the terraces"
- 2. fret, eat away, corrode, rust
- usage: wear away or erode