Meaning exfoliation
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The process by which concentric scales, plates, or shells of rock are stripped or spall from the bare surface of a large rock mass.
Source: ge-at.iastate.edu

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early 15c., noun of action from Latin exfoliare (see exfoliate).
Source: etymonline.com

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Procedure to slough top layer of dead skin cells off the face or body. Dry brush, loofah scrub, and salt glow are among the techniques used in conjunction with ingredients including grape seed, sugar, [..]
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the 'peeling' away of outer layers of rock in a process of physical weathering found where diurnal temperature range is very wide. Originally thought to be a wholly independent process, now [..]
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shedding of cells (pop)
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Corrosion which progresses laterally and parallel to the surface, generally at grain boundaries. The corrosion products which form work to force metal away from the body of the material, giving it a layered appearance.
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Peeling, swelling or scaling of stone or mineral surfaces in thin layers, caused by chemical or physical weather or by heat.
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breaking off of pieces of rocks that are parallel to the rock’s surface. exhale
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(n) the peeling off in flakes or scales of bark or dead skin(n) a thin flake of dead epidermis shed from the surface of the skin
Source: beedictionary.com

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A physical weathering process in which sheets of rock are fractured and detached from an outcrop.
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Exfoliation, in dental terms is when any tooth sheds away naturally or due to a disease process
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A type of corrsion that progresses approximately parallel to the outer surface of the metal, causing layers of the metal to be elevated by the formation of corrosion product.
Source: nde-ed.org

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See Spalling.
Source: frankstehno.com

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Physiologic loss of the Primary Dentition. (Zwemer, Boucher's Clinical Dental Terminology, 4th ed)
Source: online-medical-dictionary.org

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Detachment and shedding of superficial cells of an epithelium or a tissue surface; scaling or shedding of the horny layer of epidermis.
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The removal of dead skin cells to reveal softer skin underneath.
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A process by which the top layer of dead skin cells is sloughed off the face or body whether by dry-brushing, scrubs, or other exfoliation techniques.
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A process by which the top layer of dead skin cells is sloughed off the face or body whether by dry-brushing, scrubs, or other exfoliation techniques. Reveals healthier, newer skin underneath.
Source: intmedtourism.com

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Scaling off of a surface in flakes or layers as the result of corrosion.
Source: massengineers.com

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The scaling off of a bone, a rock, or a mineral, etc.; the state of being exfoliated. The loss of leaves from a plant. The removal of a layer of skin, as in cosmetic preparation.
Source: en.wiktionary.org

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