- erosive (adj.)
- 1725, of tumors, etc.; 1827 in geology, from eros-, past participle stem of Latin erodere "gnaw away" (see erode) + -ive.
- 1. Bleeding from erosive gastritis was rarely life - threatening.
- 2. Erosive action is achieved at each contraction where a pair of opposing vanes are installed.
- 3. In this geometry the erosive effect is most pronounced in the early stages of motor combustion.
- 4. They're the most powerful erosive force on our planet.
- 5. The erosive processes by which a glacier is reduced.
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