denudation

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French dénudation, from Latin denudatio

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

denudation (countable and uncountable, plural denudations)

  1. The act of stripping off covering, or removing the surface; a making bare.
  2. (geology) 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.

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