The surface retains much of the original polish, but exfoliation has commenced on one side.
Old enough to know that this exfoliation is entirely natural.
The general color of the trunk is orange-brown, the new bark, exposed by exfoliation, is yellow.
But the age has fairly outgrown them, and they are falling away by a natural process of exfoliation.
An exfoliation of the rock itself you would call the houses that seem to grow there—so identical is the colour and character.
Where unworn by contact with the ground, the horn of the sole is shed by a process of exfoliation.
An exfoliation of the rock itself, you would call the houses that seem to grow there, so identical is the colour and character.
This second efflorescence faded on the twenty-fourth day, and on the twenty-seventh exfoliation began.
exfoliation ex·fo·li·a·tion (ěks-fō'lē-ā'shən)
Detachment and shedding of superficial cells of an epithelium or a tissue surface.
Scaling or desquamation of the horny layer of epidermis.
Loss of deciduous teeth following physiological loss of root structure.
Extrusion of permanent teeth as a result of disease or loss of opposing teeth.