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Definition of "denudation" [den•u•da•tion]

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

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Use "denudation" in a sentence
  • "I use it much as a geologist does the word denudation -- for an agent, expressing the result of several combined actions."
  • "I have already referred to the rapid denudation which is going on in these islands, and to the extent to which they have been denuded within comparatively recent times."
  • "Highlighting the importance of forests in sustaining the economy and maintaining ecology of J&K besides being an attraction for the tourists all over the world, Minister for Forests and Environment Mian Altaf Ahmad has impressed upon the officers to put in dedicated and sincere efforts to protect the green wealth from further degradation and denudation caused by some unscrupulous and knavish elements."