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

 de·tri·tion /dɪˈtrɪʃən/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 de·tri·tion /dɪˈtrɪʃən/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 De·tri·tion n.  A wearing off or away.
    Phonograms which by process long-continued detrition have reached a step of extreme simplicity.   --I. Taylor (The Alphabet).

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: erosion by friction [syn: abrasion, attrition, corrasion]
      2: the wearing down of rock particles by friction due to water
         or wind or ice [syn: grinding, abrasion, attrition]
      3: effort expended in rubbing one object against another [syn:
         friction, rubbing]