detrition definition

  • noun:
    • The act of using away by rubbing: beach pebbles worn smooth by detrition.
    • attrition; erosion by friction
    • A wearing off or away.
    • A wearing down; the work of wearing away.
    • effort expended in going one item over another with stress
    • erosion by rubbing
    • the putting on down of rock particles by rubbing due to water or wind or ice

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