About The Word Abrasion

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Abrasion

Abrasion Meaning & Definition
Abrasion Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Abrasion?

[n] the wearing down of rock particles by friction due to water or wind or ice
[n] erosion by friction
[n] an abraded area where the skin is torn or worn off

Synonyms | Synonyms for Abrasion: attrition | attrition | corrasion | detrition | detrition | excoriation | grinding | scrape | scratch

Related Terms | Find terms related to Abrasion: ablation | abrasive | abstraction | atomization | attrition | beating | blemish | break | brecciation | buffing | burn | burnishing | chafe | chafing | check | chip | comminution | concussion | crack | crackle | craze | crumbling | crushing | cut | deduction | detrition | disintegration | dressing | erasure | erosion | filing | flash burn | fracture | fragmentation | fray | frazzle | fretting | gall | galling | gash | granulation | granulization | grating | grazing | grinding | hurt | incision | injury | laceration | lesion | levigation | limation | mashing | mortal wound | mutilation | polishing | pounding | powdering | puncture | purification | rasping | refinement | removal | rent | rip | rubbing away | run | rupture | sandblasting | sanding | scald | scorch | scouring | scrape | scraping | scratch | scratching | scrub | scrubbing | scuff | second-degree burn | shining | shredding | slash | smashing | smoothing | sore | stab | stab wound | subduction | sublation | subtraction | taking away | tear | third-degree burn | trauma | trituration | wear | wearing away | wound | wounds immedicable | wrench

See Also | eating away | eroding | erosion | friction | graze | lesion | rope burn | rubbing | wearing | wearing away | wound

Abrasion In Webster's Dictionary

\Ab*ra"sion\, n. [L. abrasio, fr. abradere. See {Abrade}.] 1. The act of abrading, wearing, or rubbing off; the wearing away by friction; as, the abrasion of coins. 2. The substance rubbed off. --Berkeley. 3. (Med.) A superficial excoriation, with loss of substance under the form of small shreds. --Dunglison.

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