corrade

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v corrade wear away
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Corrade (Geol) To erode, as the bed of a stream. See Corrosion.
    • Corrade To gnaw into; to wear away; to fret; to consume.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • corrade To scrape or rake together; accumulate laboriously.
    • corrade In geology, to abrade and remove (rock), as by running streams charged with grit.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. corradere, -rasum,; cor-, + radere, to rub

Usage


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Over time, the wind and rain caused the Great Pyramids to corrade , but they are still beautiful and majestic.
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