denudation

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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
The act of stripping off covering, or removing the surface; a making bare
the combination of weathering and erosion that resultsin a general lowering of the landscape over millions of years
(1) The erosion or wearing down of a landmass
{i} removal of clothing, removal of a covering
or the excavation and removal of them by the action of running water
The laying bare of rocks by the washing away of the overlying earth, etc
The combined processes of weathering and erosion that wear down landscapes From the Latin denudare, to 'strip bare'
the removal of covering
denude
to strip the covering from
denude
{v} to strip, to make naked
denude
lay bare; "denude a forest"
denude
{f} make nude; remove a covering
denude
To divest of all covering; to make bare or naked; to strip; to divest; as, to denude one of clothing, or lands
denude
To denude someone or something of a particular thing means to take it away from them. The Embassy is now denuded of all foreign and local staff = divest
denude
To denude an area means to destroy the plants in it. Mining would pollute the lake and denude the forest
denude
lay bare; "denude a forest
denudation

    Silbentrennung

    de·nu·da·tion

    Aussprache

    Etymologie

    [ di-'n(y)üd, dE- ] (transitive verb.) 15th century. Latin denudare, from de- + nudus bare; more at NAKED.

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    exiguous
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