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1. Degradation
* Erosional removal of materials from one place to another. Degradation lowers the elevation of streambeds and flood plains. (Opposite of aggradation.) * Downgrading of a streambed by scour.

2. Degradation
The destruction of a molecule into its components. The breaking down of large molecules into smaller ones.

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