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de·nuda·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. denudation, stripping, uncovering, baring, huskingnoun

    the removal of covering

Wiktionary

  1. denudationnoun

    The act of stripping off covering, or removing the surface; a making bare.

  2. denudationnoun

    The laying bare of rocks by the washing away of the overlying earth, etc.; or the excavation and removal of them by the action of running water.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Denudationnoun

    the act of stripping off covering, or removing the surface; a making bare

    Etymology: [L. denudatio: cf. F. dnudation.]

  2. Denudationnoun

    the laying bare of rocks by the washing away of the overlying earth, etc.; or the excavation and removal of them by the action of running water

    Etymology: [L. denudatio: cf. F. dnudation.]

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  1. Denudation

    In geology, denudation is the long-term sum of processes that cause the wearing away of the earth’s surface leading to a reduction in elevation and relief of landforms and landscapes. Endogenic processes such as volcanoes, earthquakes, and plate tectonics uplift and expose continental crust to the exogenetic denudation processes of weathering, erosion, and mass wasting.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of denudation in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of denudation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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