[ kuh-reyd, kaw- ]
/ kəˈreɪd, kɔ- /
verb (used without object), cor·rad·ed, cor·rad·ing.
(of a moving agent, as running water, wind, or a glacier) to erode by the abrasion of materials carried along.
to disintegrate as a result of corrasion, as the rock underlying the brink of a waterfall.
verb (used with object), cor·rad·ed, cor·rad·ing.
to wear down by corrasion; abrade.
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British Dictionary definitions for corrade
/ (kɒˈreɪd) /
(of rivers, streams, etc) to erode (land) by the abrasive action of rock particles
Word Origin for corrade
C17: from Latin corrādere to scrape together, from rādere to scrape
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