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Definition of the noun abrasiveness

What does abrasiveness mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: abrasivenesses

  1. the roughness of a substance that causes abrasions
  2. the quality of being sharply disagreeable
    • lexical domain: Attributes - nouns denoting attributes of people and objects
    • more generic word: disagreeableness = the quality of being disagreeable and unpleasant

Alternative definition of the noun abrasiveness


  1. the property or quality of being abrasive

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Google previewPrinciples of Downstream Techniques in Biological and Chemical Processes (2016)

by Mukesh Doble

Abrasiveness: Abrasiveness is a property of hard materials ...

Google previewMarine Mammal Herbivore Turnover in the Western Hemisphere in Relation to the Closure of the Central American Seaway: Paleoecological Evidence from Craniodental Functional Morphology and Microwear in the Sirenia and Desmostylia (2006)

Abrasiveness is a well-known means of deterring herbivory, especially for mammals. Teeth are energetically expensive structure to build for all animals, but it is even more critical for mammals because they (most placental mammals that is) ...

Google previewElectrical Record and Buyer's Reference (1914)

Abrasiveness is a quality which the consumer need no ...

Google previewCoal Production and Processing Technology (2015)

by M.R. Riazi, Rajender Gupta

Abrasiveness is an important parameter regarding the excavating ...

Google previewTransit Journal (1912)

while abrasiveness refers to the cutting or grinding properties of the brush, whether hard ...

Google previewElectric Railway Journal (1912)

The hardness of a brush depends upon the hardness of the particles composing it and also on the strength of the binder holding these particles together, while abrasiveness refers to the cutting or grinding properties of the brush, whether hard ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia of Petroleum Science and Engineering (2003)

hardness and abrasiveness, (3) overburden pressure, (4) porosity, (5) permeability, (6) pore pressure, (7) stickiness, (8) elasticity, and (9) rock temperature. In general, the penetration rate ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Animal Rights and Animal Welfare, 2nd Edition [2 volumes] (2009)

Second Edition by Marc Bekoff

Thus, optimal flooring combines soft dry bed for resting and hard solid surface in activity areas for abrasiveness.

Google previewA Witch's Craft Volume 1: Dictionary for a Witch's Grimoire

by Viktorija Briggs

Power, Prowess Deities: Cit Chac Coh, Tatevali, Tepeyollotl Pumice: Type: Rock-Volcanic Color: Black, Grey, Tan, Yellow Attributes: Insight, Negativity repelling, Smoothes abrasiveness Pumpkin: Latin: Curcubita maxima Other Names: Jack ...

Google previewBiographical Dictionary of the Union (1995)

Northern Leaders of the Civil War by John T. Hubbell, James W. Geary

Humphreys's nobility of person and aggressiveness complemented Meade's personal abrasiveness and military prudence. Such differences produced balance at headquarters. Both Meade and Ulysses S. Grant (q.v.) understood Humphreys's ...

Google previewDictionary of Metallurgical and Chemical Machinery (1909)

Appliances and Material Manufactured Or Sold by Advertisers in Metallurgical and Chemical Engineering

reference to conductivity, abrasiveness, lubrication, long life and other special features, when given specifications and operating conditions. Our leading brands are Partridge, Columbia and Laclede. —NATIomu. CmsoN Co., CLEvELAND ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Eastern Orthodox Christianity, 2 Volume Set (2010)

by John Anthony McGuckin

local political tensions between two lively communities can perhaps explain the abrasiveness of the language (Greco-Roman rhetoric always needing to be contextualized). But it left a record that tended to become absolutized.

Google previewDictionary of the Modern Politics of Southeast Asia (2014)

by Joseph Liow, Michael Leifer

An initial abrasiveness of tone in foreign policy has been succeeded over time by a greater moderation based on national accomplishment and a more assured regional place within ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations), but an ...

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Scrabble value of A1B3R1A1S1I1V4E1N1E1S1S1

The value of this 12-letter word is 17 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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