|1.||to grind or wear down or away or become ground or worn down or away|
|2.||to deteriorate or cause to deteriorate: jealousy eroded the relationship|
|3.||(tr; usually passive) pathol to remove (tissue) by ulceration|
|[C17: from Latin ērōdere, from |
erode e·rode (ĭ-rōd')
v. e·rod·ed, e·rod·ing, e·rodes
To wear away by or as if by abrasion.
To eat into; ulcerate.
town, northern Tamil Nadu state, southeastern India, on the Cauvery River. Temple inscriptions indicate the prominent role played by the town as early as the 10th century AD. Its name is associated with a Cola temple (907-1279) and means "wet skull." Though Erode was successively destroyed by Maratha, Mysore Muslim, and British armies, the surrounding fertile soils assisted in the town's quick recovery as an agricultural trade centre
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