detrition

Detrition vs Ablate - What's the difference?

detrition | ablate |


As a noun detrition

is attrition; erosion by friction.

As a verb ablate is

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Detritus vs Detrition - What's the difference?

detritus | detrition | Related terms |

Detritus is a related term of detrition.


As nouns the difference between detritus and detrition

is that detritus is (countable|chiefly|geological) pieces of rock broken off by ice, glacier, or erosion while detrition is attrition; erosion by friction.

Friction vs Detrition - What's the difference?

friction | detrition |


As nouns the difference between friction and detrition

is that friction is the rubbing of one object or surface against another while detrition is attrition; erosion by friction.

Erosion vs Detrition - What's the difference?

erosion | detrition |


As nouns the difference between erosion and detrition

is that erosion is (uncountable) the result of having been being worn away or eroded, as by a glacier on rock or the sea on a cliff face while detrition is attrition; erosion by friction.

What is the difference between attrition and detrition?

attrition | detrition |


As nouns the difference between attrition and detrition

is that attrition is wearing or grinding down by friction while detrition is attrition; erosion by friction.