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Meaning of DENUDATION

Pronunciation:  `denyû'deyshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the removal of covering
 

DENUDATION is a 10 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: baring, husking, stripping, uncovering
 
 See Also: cornhusking, deforestation, disforestation, remotion, removal

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Den`u*da"tion\ (?; 277), n. [L. denudatio: cf. F.
d['e]nudation.]
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 them by the action of running water.

 

 

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