Adjective "erodible" definition and examples

Definitions and examples

adjective

  1. 'To make matters worse, farmers plow highly erodible land - land too dry or too steeply sloping to sustain cultivation - to satisfy, the swelling demand.'
  2. 'Much of Sellers’ ground is highly erodible, yet switchgrass flourishes.'

Definitions

1. to eat into or away; destroy by slow consumption or disintegration: Battery acid had eroded the engine. Inflation erodes the value of our money.Synonyms: corrode, waste, ravage, spoil.Antonyms: strengthen, reinforce.

2. to form (a gully, butte, or the like) by erosion. verb (used without object), eroded, eroding.

3. to become eroded.

More examples(as adjective)

"lands can be erodible."

"soils can be erodible."

"disks can be erodible."

"croplands can be erodible."

"coasts can be erodible."

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Origin

(erode)