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weatheringnoun [U]

 us   /ˈweð·ər·ɪŋ/
changes to the ​colour or ​form of something over a ​period of ​time because of the ​effects of ​sun, ​wind, or other ​weatherconditions: The ​fence had gone from ​brown to a ​softgrey through ​years of weathering. specialized geology the ​processes by which ​rock is ​broken into ​smallerpieces by the ​action of the ​weather: Weathering has ​seriouslyeroded the ​caves.
(Definition of weathering from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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weatheringnoun [U]

 us   /ˈweð·ər·ɪŋ/
earth science the ​processes by which ​rock is ​broken into ​smallerpieces by the ​action of the ​weather
(Definition of weathering from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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