AskDefine | Define erosive

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erosive adj
1 wearing away by friction; "the erosive effects of waves on the shoreline"
2 of a substance, especially a strong acid; capable of destroying or eating away by chemical action [syn: caustic, corrosive, vitriolic]

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  1. of or pertaining to erosion
  2. causing or tending to cause erosion
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