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

 erode /ɪˈrod/

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

 erode /ɪˈrod/ 及物動詞

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: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: become ground down or deteriorate; "Her confidence eroded"
           [syn: gnaw, gnaw at, eat at, wear away]
      2: remove soil or rock; "Rain eroded the terraces" [syn: eat
         away, fret]