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Abrasion

see synonyms of abrasion

1. abrasion, excoriation, scrape, scratch

an abraded area where the skin is torn or worn off

2. abrasion, attrition, corrasion, detrition

erosion by friction

3. abrasion, attrition, detrition, grinding

the wearing down of rock particles by friction due to water or wind or ice

Based on WordNet 3.0, Princeton University


Abrasion

see synonyms of abrasion
noun
1. 
the process of scraping or wearing down by friction
2. 
a scraped area or spot; graze
3. geography
the effect of mechanical erosion of rock, esp a river bed, by rock fragments scratching and scraping it; wearing down
Compare attrition (sense 4), corrasion

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Abrasion

see synonyms of abrasion
noun
1. 
a scraping or rubbing off, as of skin
2. 
a wearing away by rubbing or scraping, as of rock by wind, water, etc.
3. 
an abraded spot or area

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Abrasion

see synonyms of abrasion
n.
1. The process of wearing down or rubbing away by means of friction.
2.
a. A scraped or worn area.
b. A scraped area on the skin or on a mucous membrane, resulting from injury or irritation.

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