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corrasion


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Corrasion  \Cor*ra"sion\  (k?r-r?"zh?n),  n.  [See  {Corrade}.] 
  (Geol.) 
  The  erosion  of  the  bed  of  a  stream  by  running  water, 
  principally  by  attrition  of  the  detritus  carried  along  by  the 
  stream,  but  also  by  the  solvent  action  of  the  water. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  corrasion 
  n  :  erosion  by  friction  [syn:  {abrasion},  {attrition},  {detrition}] 




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