AskDefine | Define detrition

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1 erosion by friction [syn: abrasion, attrition, corrasion]
2 the wearing down of rock particles by friction due to water or wind or ice [syn: grinding, abrasion, attrition]
3 effort expended in rubbing one object against another [syn: friction, rubbing]

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attrition, erosions by frictions
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