- (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.
- to wear down by corrasion; abrade.
Origin of corrade
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- (of rivers, streams, etc) to erode (land) by the abrasive action of rock particles
C17: from Latin corrādere to scrape together, from rādere to scrape
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