Erosion vs Glyptogenesis - What's the difference?

erosion | glyptogenesis |


As nouns the difference between erosion and glyptogenesis

is that erosion is erosion while glyptogenesis is (geology) all the processes of physical and geological erosion that form the terrain of the earth.

erosion

Noun

(en noun)
  • (uncountable) The result of having been being worn away or eroded, as by a glacier on rock or the sea on a cliff face.
  • * 2012 , (George Monbiot), (Guardian Weekly) , August 24, p.20
  • Even second-generation in the ground.
  • (uncountable) The changing of a surface by mechanical action, friction, thermal expansion contraction, or impact.
  • (uncountable) Destruction by abrasive action of fluids.
  • (mathematics, image processing) One of two fundamental operations in (morphological image processing) from which all other morphological operations are derived.
  • (dentistry) Loss of tooth enamel due to non-bacteriogenic chemical processes.
  • (medicine) A shallow ulceration or lesion, usually involving skin or epithelial tissue.
  • Derived terms

    * erosive * erosional * sheet erosion * splash erosion

    glyptogenesis

    English

    Noun

    (-)
  • (geology) All the processes of physical and geological erosion that form the terrain of the Earth