Word "EROSION" Definitions:


Part of Speech:
Noun
Definition:
(geology) the mechanical process of wearing or grinding something down (as by particles washing over it)
Synonyms:
eating away, eroding, wearing, wearing away

Part of Speech:
Noun
Definition:
erosion by chemical action
Synonyms:
corroding, corrosion

Part of Speech:
Noun
Definition:
a gradual decline of something
Examples:
after the accounting scandal there was an erosion of confidence in the auditors

Crossword Clues for EROSION

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Clue Source Date
Gradual decline The Guardian Quick 24 Aug 2022
Wearing away of rocks The Telegraph Quick 12 Aug 2022
Noise or otherwise, it's a feature of coastlines The Telegraph Cryptic 26 Jul 2022
Water-against-rocks process Family Time 17 Jul 2022
Sex at home without love — it wears things out The Guardian Cryptic 29 Jun 2022
Beach resort's concern Newsday 19 May 2022
Love trendy coats Oscar's wearing The Guardian Cryptic 06 May 2022
Beach problem Thomas Joseph 26 Jan 2022
The gradual wearing away by weather Irish Times Simplex 23 Dec 2021
Undermining love at home, receiving nothing The Telegraph Toughie 27 Oct 2021
Gradual wearing away The Guardian Quick 06 Oct 2021
The wearing away by weather Irish Times Simplex 26 Aug 2021
Canyon creator Wall Street Journal 21 Aug 2021
Beach problem New York Times 02 Jun 2021
Process of wearing away The Times Concise 04 Jan 2021
Canyon creator Thomas Joseph 07 Dec 2020
Cliff face process Universal 04 Nov 2020
Deterioration rising, no one angry The Telegraph Cryptic 28 Aug 2020
The wearing away by weather Irish Times Simplex 17 Aug 2020
Cliff-top property woe Wall Street Journal 27 Jul 2020
Gradual destruction USA Today 20 Mar 2020
Greek god with one leg wasting away The Telegraph Cryptic 18 Feb 2020
It formed some features of Arches National Park LA Times Daily 01 Sep 2019
It formed some features of Arches National Park The Washington Post 01 Sep 2019
Wearing process The Times Concise 31 Jul 2019
Gradual decline The New Yorker 27 May 2019
Gully-forming effect USA Today 22 Mar 2019
Shoreline problem Wall Street Journal 10 Jan 2019
It formed some features of Arches National Park
Gully-forming effect
Shoreline problem
Canyon creator Newsday 09 Nov 2018
Process of wear The Times Concise 24 Oct 2018
Beachfront property woe New York Times 22 Oct 2018
Shoreline problem USA Today 29 Sep 2018
Geology 101 topic The Washington Post Sunday 02 Sep 2018
Bank trouble? New York Times 03 Jun 2018
Cause of shrinking beaches LA Times Daily 30 Jan 2018
Cause of shrinking beaches The Washington Post 30 Jan 2018
Natural process illustrated by the last words of 18-, 24-, 37-, 54- and 61-Across New York Times 22 Jan 2018
Beach problem Thomas Joseph 12 Jan 2018
Shoreline problem
Cause of shrinking beaches
Bank trouble?
Beachfront property woe
Natural process illustrated by the last words of 18-, 24-, 37-, 54- and 61-Across
It may reduce some bank deposits Wall Street Journal 14 Dec 2017
Wearing Newsday 18 Nov 2017
The wearing away of rocks, e.g Universal 15 Jun 2017
Cause of a disappearing coastline Universal 14 May 2017
It's caused by water slapping rocks Universal 09 Feb 2017
Cause of a disappearing coastline
The wearing away of rocks, e.g.
Famous London statue with one leg wearing away The Times Cryptic 01 Dec 2016
The gradual wearing away by weather Irish Times Simplex 14 Sep 2016
Shoreline problem Universal 11 Aug 2016
Canyon-creating process USA Today 16 Jul 2016
Shoreline problem New York Times 31 Jan 2016
Canyon-creating process
Shoreline problem
Shoreline problem
Wearing process Newsday 26 Dec 2015
Wearing away The Telegraph Quick 16 Nov 2015
Men involved in racket reversing long-term damage The Times Cryptic 11 Nov 2015
Lover is charged with destruction Irish Times Crosaire 04 Jul 2015
The personification of love at home admitting love is dying away The Telegraph Cryptic 23 Jan 2015
Environmental concern USA Today 11 Jan 2015
Shoreline problem
Environmental concern
Wearing process
Coastline concern
Gradual decline
Soil problem
Wearing away of soil
Environmental removal
Gradual deterioration
Reason for disappearing beaches
Sign of passing time
Gully creator
Gradual decline
Deforestation concern
Deforestation concern
Gradual deterioration
Wind and rain cause it
Wind and rain cause it
Bank problem
Shoreline problem
Gradual decline
Wind and rain cause it
Effect of wind, perhaps
Bank problem
Shoreline problem
Shoreline problem
Shore problem
Beach problem
Wearing-away process
Caused by clear-cutting
Flood damage
Bank withdrawal?
Detritus former
Gradual loss
Shoreline problem
Beach characteristic
Gradual deterioration
Problem on shores
Environmentalist's concern
Geology subject
Slow disintegration
What glaciers cause
Land destruction
Geology topic
Steady depletion
Seashore problem
Tide's havoc
Agricultural problem.
Geologist's concern.
Waste of land.
Object of conservationists' concern.
"Sculptor" of Utah's natural arches.
Eastern Colorado problem.
Geologic process.
Work of wind and wave.
Problem in the Southwest.
Cause of dustbowls.
Topsoil trouble.
Phenomenon of the dust bowl.
Wearing away of soil.
Wearing away.
Effect of glacial movement.
Processing of Dust Bowl.
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