Moreover, the DSM changes risk an erosion of the autism spectrum at the higher-functioning end.
Tannen sees an erosion of the barriers between public and private conversations.
But Romney is polling strong in the state due in part to an erosion of white support for Obama.
But it is also true that what is unfolding hastens the erosion of American global economic leadership.
The more socially conservative libertarian-conservatives worry about family cohesion and erosion of religious belief.
In either case, erosion has carried away its walls and filled up the channel leading from it, and thus obliterated its site.
Then, to stop this "erosion," the obturating (sealing) primer came into use.
erosion by wind seems to have had something to do with these depressions.
It is also clear that two periods of erosion are represented on its walls.
It is something heretofore unknown and unsuspected in scenery—a miracle of erosion, a peerless fantasy of color.
erosion e·ro·sion (ĭ-rō'zhən)
Superficial destruction of a surface by friction, pressure, ulceration, or trauma.
The wearing away of a tooth by chemical or abrasive action. Also called odontolysis.
The gradual wearing away of land surface materials, especially rocks, sediments, and soils, by the action of water, wind, or a glacier. Usually erosion also involves the transport of eroded material from one place to another, as from the top of a mountain to an adjacent valley, or from the upstream portion of a river to the downstream portion.