detrition

Definitions of detrition
1

n effort expended in moving one object over another with pressure

Synonyms:
friction, rubbing
Types:
attrition
the act of rubbing together; wearing something down by friction
Type of:
effort, elbow grease, exertion, sweat, travail
use of physical or mental energy; hard work

n erosion by friction

Synonyms:
abrasion, attrition, corrasion
Type of:
eating away, eroding, erosion, wearing, wearing away
(geology) the mechanical process of wearing or grinding something down (as by particles washing over it)

n the wearing down of rock particles by friction due to water or wind or ice

Synonyms:
abrasion, attrition, grinding
Type of:
friction, rubbing
the resistance encountered when one body is moved in contact with another

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