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Synonyms for eating-away

Noun

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)

Verb

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
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