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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 E·rode v. t. [imp. & p. p. Eroded; p. pr. & vb. n. Eroding.]
 1. To eat into or away; to corrode; as, canker erodes the flesh. “The blood . . . erodes the vessels.”
    The smaller charge is more apt to . . . erode the gun.   --Am. Cyc.
 2. Geol. & Phys. Geog. (a) To wear away; as, streams and glaciers erode the land. (b) To produce by erosion, or wearing away; as, glaciers erode U-shaped valleys.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 E·rod·ed, p. p. & a.
 1. Eaten away; gnawed; irregular, as if eaten or worn away.
 2. Bot. Having the edge worn away so as to be jagged or irregularly toothed.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : worn away as by water or ice or wind [syn: scoured]