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Physical, chemical or biological breakdown of rocks and minerals into smaller sized particles.
Source: physicalgeography.net

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The physical, chemical and biological processes that decompose rock at and below the surface of the Earth through low pressures and temperatures and the presence of air and water. Weathering includes [..]
Source: glossary.oilfield.slb.com

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Altération des roches
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The process by which Earth materials change when exposed to conditions at or near the Earth’s surface and different from the ones under which they formed. compare decomposition , disintegration .
Source: ge-at.iastate.edu

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The process a rock or mineral may go through when exposed to air, water, pressure, or wind. Exposure to these elements may chemically affected rocks or minerals in one way or another.
Source: minerals.net

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the breaking down or dissolving of the Earth's surface rocks and minerals. Read more in the NG Education Encyclopedia
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The mechanical, chemical, or biological action of the atmosphere, hydrometeors, and suspended impurities on the form, color, or constitution of exposed material; to be distinguished from erosion. Mech [..]
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n. The physical, chemical, and biological processes by which rock is broken down into smaller pieces.
Source: ucmp.berkeley.edu

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When rocks are eroded or broken down by wind and rain
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Weathering is the process which changes a material in time. Or, in architecture, the slope on a buttress to shed rainwater.
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breakdown of rock in situ by physical and chemical processes due to the presence of water, plants and animals. Rates vary according to additional controls of temperature, rock type and time. (see phys [..]
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the surface deterioration of a hose cover during outdoor exposure as shown by checking, cracking, crazing and chalking
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"Making little ones out of big ones." Waethering includes the processes which mechanically and chemically break down the mountains into little pieces, so they can be eroded and trans [..]
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Weathering is when rocks are worn down by natural elements, such as water, wind, or ice.
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the process by which rocks are broken down and decomposed by the action of factors such as wind, rain, ice, sunshine and also by plants and bacteria. Weathering can alter a rock's form, texture a [..]
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Natural alteration by either chemical or mechanical processes due to the action of the atmosphere, surface waters, soil and other ground waters, or to temperature changes. Changes by weathering are no [..]
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Changes on the surface of glass caused by chemical reaction with the environment. Weathering usually involves the leaching of alkali from the glass by water, leaving behind siliceous weathering produc [..]
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(n) - the process by which a rock is broken into smaller pieces
Source: sherwoodrocks.net

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(also Stain) Attack of a glass surface by atmospheric elements.
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A chemical or physical process in which rocks exposed to the weather are worn down by water, wind, or ice.
Source: mdk12.msde.maryland.gov

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The physical disintegration and chemical decomposition of rock. [ return to top
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Changes on the surface of glass caused by chemical reaction with the environment. Weathering usually involves the leaching of alkali from the glass by water, leaving behind siliceous weathering products that are often laminar.
Source: eurotherm.se

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The tendency of some o-ring seals to surface crack upon exposure to atmospheres containing ozone and other pollutants. Width: An o-ring cut at a 90 degree angle to the mold parting line. The cross sec [..]
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The mechanical or chemical disintegration and discoloration of the surface of wood caused by exposure to light.  The action of dust and sand carried by winds and alternate shrinking and swelling of t [..]
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the breakdown and decay of rock by its natural processes, without the involvement of any moving forces 
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Weathering is the wearing away of rocks. It can be weathering, biological or physical weathering.
Source: oxnotes.com

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the process by which water, wind, and ice break down rocks and other exposed surfaces into smaller pieces (sediments)
Source: shonscience.com

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the chemical or physical break-down of rocks on the Earth’s surface
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Sloping surface (to buttresses, hood-moulds, etc.) to throw off rain.    (Wood, Margaret. The English Medieval House, 416)
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The breakdown and changes in rocks and sediments at or near the Earth's surface produced by biological, chemical, and physical agents or combinations of them.
Source: esdac.jrc.ec.europa.eu

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The processes that cause exposed rock to break down (Lesson 27)
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The physical, chemical, and biological processes by which rock is changed and broken down. A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z   - X -
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Weathering includes two surface or near-surface processes that work in concert to decompose rocks. Both processes occur in place. No movement is involved in weathering. Chemical weathering
Source: nature.nps.gov

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Weathering is the decomposition of rocks and soils at or near the Earth's surface. See sections 2.3.2, 4.3.1, 4.3.2 and 5.3.2.
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The surface deterioration of a hose cover during outdoor exposure, as shown by checking, cracking, crazing, and chalking.
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Natural alteration by either chemical or mechanical processes due to the action of constituents of the atmosphere, soil, surface waters, and other ground waters, or by temperature changes.
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The mechanical or chemical disintegration and discoloration of the surface of wood caused by exposure to light. The action of dust and sand carried by winds and alternate shrinking and swelling of the surface fibers with continual variation in moisture content due to changes in the weather. Also an inclined surface on a member such as a cornice or [..]
Source: masonite.com

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is the physical and chemical breakdown of rocks due to natural process.
Source: edugreen.teri.res.in

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The process during which a complex compound is reduced to its simpler component parts, transported via physical processes, or biodegraded over time.
Source: environmentallawyers.com

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Behavior of paint films when exposed to natural weather or accelerated weathering equipment, characterized by changes in color, texture, strength, chemical composition or other properties.
Source: rustoleum.com

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Passing to windward.
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the natural processes by which the actions of atmospheric and other environmental agents, such as wind, rain, and temperture changes, result in the physical disintegration and chemical decomposition o [..]
Source: earthobservatory.nasa.gov

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A relative term used in sailing to define the action of one vessel which is eating to windward of another, thus, if a vessel is said to he weathering on another she is eating her out of the wind, or c [..]
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The mechanical breakdown and chemical alteration of rocks and minerals at Earth's surface during exposure to air, moisture, and organic matter.
Source: psrd.hawaii.edu

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The passive act of a mineral that was exposed from the earth and was chemically affected in one way or another, either by air, water, pressure, or wind.
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The processes of chemical alteration and mechanical deterioration of rocks and minerals at or very near to the surface that is caused by exposure to air, water, acids, and mechanical stresses.
Source: celestialearthminerals.com

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Physical disintegration and chemical decomposition of earthy and rocky materials on exposure to atmospheric agents, producing an in-place mantle of waste.
Source: imerys-perfmins.com

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The destructive processes by which rocks are changed on exposure to atmospheric agents at or near the earth's surface, with little or no transport of the loosened or altered material.
Source: psi.edu

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The destructive effects of air, wind, water or ice, by which rocks are changed in colour, texture, composition or form. Most weathering occurs at the surface, but it may take place deep under the surface as water and oxygen penetrates into rocks through joints.
Source: australianminesatlas.gov.au

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The change in appearance of paint caused by exposure to nature. The physical disintegration and chemical decomposition of materials on exposure to atmospheric agents
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the natural process by which atmospheric and environmental agents, such as wind, rain, and temperature changes, disintegrate and decompose rocks
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The decay and breakup of rocks on the earth's surface by natural chemical and mechanical processes. The mechanical action includes large changes of temperature, extreme temperatures, frost, or the impact of wind borne sand or water. Chemical action includes the chemical reactions between atmospheric constituents in a moist environments or in r [..]
Source: docuweather.com

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The decay and breakup of rocks on the earth's surface by natural chemical and mechanical processes. The mechanical action includes large changes of temperature, extreme temperatures, frost, or th [..]
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The decay and breakup of rocks on the earth's surface by natural chemical and mechanical processes. The mechanical action includes large changes of temperature
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The decay and breakup of rocks on the earth’s surface by natural chemical and mechanical processes. The mechanical action includes large changes of temperature, extreme temperatures, frost, or the impact of wind borne sand or water. Chemical action includes the chemical reactions between atmospheric constituents in a moist environments or in rain [..]
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The process during which a complex compound is reduced to its simpler component parts, transported via physical processes, or biodegraded over time.
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(obsolete) Weather, especially favourable or fair weather. (geology) Mechanical or chemical breaking down of rocks in situ by weather or other causes. (architecture) A slight inclination given t [..]
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The disintegration of rocks and minerals on the Earth's surface in situ.
Source: rgs.org

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Physical and chemical processes by which rocks and minerals are broken down by such environmental agents as rain, wind, temperature changes, and biological influences.
Source: celp.ca

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Weathering is the breaking down of rocks, soil, and minerals as well as wood and artificial materials through contact with the Earth's atmosphere, water, and biological organisms. Weathering occurs i [..]
Source: en.wikipedia.org

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Weathering is the breaking down of rocks, soil, and minerals as well as wood and artificial materials through contact with the Earth's atmosphere, water, and biological organisms. Weathering occurs i [..]
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Weathering is the breaking down of rocks, soil, and minerals as well as wood and artificial materials through contact with the Earth's atmosphere, water, and biological organisms. Weathering occurs i [..]
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Weathering is the breaking down of rocks, soil, and minerals as well as wood and artificial materials through contact with the Earth's atmosphere, water, and biological organisms. Weathering occurs i [..]
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