Corrasion definition

Wear caused by wind-blown or water-borne sand.
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Wear caused by stream-borne or glacier-borne stones.
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Wear caused by collisions between stones under the influence of seaside breakers.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
corrasion
Plural:
corrasions

Origin of corrasion

  • Ultimately from Latin corrasus, the past participle of corradere (“to scrape together”), itself from cor- (a form of con- 'together') + radere (“to scratch, scrape”).

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