What does eating away mean?

Definitions for eating away

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. erosion, eroding, eating away, wearing, wearing away(noun)

    (geology) the mechanical process of wearing or grinding something down (as by particles washing over it)


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of eating away in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of eating away in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Steve Osburn:

    For most companies, it is a very expensive proposition to try to offer fast and free, it's really eating away at the margin dollars at some of these retailers.

  2. George McGovern:

    The Establishment center ... has led us into the stupidest and cruelest war in all history. That war is a moral and political disaster -- a terrible cancer eating away at the soul of our nation.

  3. Former AC/DC frontman Brian Johnson:

    I was getting worried because my right ear is my good ear, my left ear is just about totally deaf. And when we got (to Australia), that’s when Dr. Chang found out that the fluids had crystallised and had been eating away at my ear.

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