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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Erode  \E*rode"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Eroded};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Eroding}.]  [L.  erodere  erosum;  e  out  +  rodere  to  gnaw.  See 
  {Rodent}.] 
  To  eat  into  or  away  to  corrode;  as  canker  erodes  the  flesh. 
  ``The  blood  .  .  .  erodes  the  vessels.''  --Wiseman. 
 
  The  smaller  charge  is  more  apt  to  .  .  .  erode  the  gun. 
  --Am.  Cyc. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Eroded  \E*rod"ed\,  p.  p.  &  a. 
  1.  Eaten  away  gnawed;  irregular,  as  if  eaten  or  worn  away 
 
  2.  (Bot.)  Having  the  edge  worn  away  so  as  to  be  jagged  or 
  irregularly  toothed. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  eroded 
  adj  :  worn  away  as  by  water  or  ice  or  wind  [syn:  {scoured}] 




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