denudation

[n] - the removal of covering
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Denudation

the removal of rock material from the surface of the Earth though the processes of weathering and erosion.
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Denudation

Den`u·da'tion noun [ Latin denudatio : confer French dénudation .] 1. The act of stripping off covering, or removing the surface; a making bare. 2. (Geol.) The laying bare of rocks by the washing away of the overlying earth, etc.; or the excavation and removal of ...
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denudation

stripping noun the removal of covering
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denudation

(den″u-da´shәn) the stripping or laying bare of any part.
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Denudation

• (n.) 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. • (n.) The act of stripping off covering, or removing the surface; a making bare.
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denudation

(from the article `igneous rock`) The deep-seated plutonic rocks can be exposed at the surface for study only after a long period of denudation or by some tectonic forces that push ...
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denudation

denude, denudation 1. To divest of covering; to make bare or to strip someone or something bare. 2. To strip away the vegetation that covers an area. 3. In geology, to remove soil from an area or expose underlying layers of rock by weathering and erosion.
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Denudation

(1) The erosion or wearing down of a landmass. (2) Removal of the vegetative cover from an area.
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Denudation

Denudation is a geological term for the wearing away of the earth's surface by the various agents - rain, frost, rivers, glaciers and ocean waves, each agent exhibiting a different kind of erosion.
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denudation

Type: Term Pronunciation: den′yū-dā′shŭn Definitions: 1. Depriving of a covering or protecting layer; the act of laying bare, as in the removal of the epithelium from a surface.
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denudation

Natural loss of soil and rock debris, blown away by wind or washed away by running water, laying bare the rock below. Over millions of years, denudation causes a general lowering of the landscape
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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. Endogenetic processes such as volcanoes, earthquakes, and plate tectonics uplift and expose continental crust to the exogenetic denudation processes of weathering,...
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Denudation

Rocks laid bare by running water or other agencies.
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denudation

The sum of the processes that result in the wearing away or the progressive lowering of the Earth
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Denudation

The combined action of all of the various processes that cause the wearing away and lowering of the land, including weathering, mass wasting, stream action, and ground-water activity.
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