erosive erosive  /ɪ ˈroʊ sɪv/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) wearing away by friction
  2. (adj) of a substance, especially a strong acid; capable of destroying or eating away by chemical action

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. But by walling off the river, trapping its sediments behind giant dams and armoring its erosive banks with concrete, the Corps inadvertently choked off the land-building process.
  2. For better or for worse, the world today is committed to accelerating change: radical, wrenching, erosive of both traditions and old values.
  3. In the Djurab, Brunet and his colleagues realized, the relentless winds would have a similar erosive effect.

News

  • Erosive flow center to tackle sand issues

    EAST KILBRIDE, UK – NEL is building a new erosive flow center at its base near Glasgow, Scotland. This will be the UK’s first facility to offer a complete range of erosive flow services, including flow testing, computational fluid dynamics (CFD), and operation and performance assessment.
    on August 13, 2013     Source: Offshore Magazine

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