Origin of denudation
Related Wordsdisclosure, publicity, risk, vulnerability, hazard, liability, confession, openness, acknowledgment, introduction, revelation, jeopardy, exhibition, presentation, showing, betrayal, manifestation, susceptibility, peril, denunciation
Examples from the Web for denudation
How little he could ever have grappled with the subject of denudation!
The denudation of the hills led to terrible floods along the rivers.The New Nation
Frederic L. Paxson
I am more struck with his remarks on denudation than you seem to be.More Letters of Charles Darwin Volume II
As I have said, the denudation of Armenia accounts, perhaps, for the destruction of Irak.A Pilgrimage to Nejd, Vol. 2 [of 2]
Rosmersholm and the Rosmer ideals had begun their work of denudation and disintegration.Iconoclasts
Word Origin and History for denudation
early 15c., from Middle French dénudation, from Latin denudationem (nominative denudatio), noun of action from past participle stem of denudare (see denude). Figurative use is from 1590s. In geology, from 1811.
- The removal of a covering or surface layer.