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Definition of the noun abradant

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noun - plural: abradants

  1. a substance that abrades or wears down
  2. a tool or machine used for wearing down or smoothing or polishing
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • synonym of abradant: abrader
    • more generic word: tool = an implement used in the practice of a vocation
    • more specific terms:
      • abrading stone = a primitive stone artifact (usually made of sandstone) used as an abrader
      • steel-wool pad = abrader consisting of a pad of steel wool used for polishing or smoothing

Alternative definition of the noun abradant


  1. A material used for grinding, as emery, sand, powdered glass, etc.

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Google previewFabric Testing (2008)

by Jinlian Hu

The standard abradant should be replaced at the start of each test and after 50000 cycles if the test is to be continued beyond this number. Behind the abradant is a standard backing felt which is replaced at longer intervals. For assessment ...

Google previewMidline Medical Dictionary (2002)

by P. S. Rawat

MTwséR, IT fačRT, RTÉf R #H Abradant. See Abrasive. Abrade. An abrasion; abrase; abrasio. Katrū; GTSR, Húut; GTS Abrase. See Abrade. Abrasio. An abrasion; abrase. &R; GTSH; aduT, GTS; A. Corneae, a scraping of the cornea. # fffa T Hit ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Mechanical Engineering (2013)

by Tony Atkins, Marcel Escudier

abradant The differently-sized grits of hard materials such as emery employed for grinding, polishing, etc. abrasion The removal of surface material by the scratching action of hard particles, either deliberately ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Applied Physics (1922)

by Richard Glazebrook

Using an abradant or an abrading wheel (pure abrasion).

Google previewMerriam-Webster's Rhyming Dictionary (2002)

by Merriam-Webster, Inc

adant \äd-3nt\ cadent abradant, decadent add \ad\ see ad3 adden \ad-3n\ gladden, madden, sadden Aladdin, Ibadan adder \ad-ar\ adder, bladder, ladder, madder stepladder — also -er forms of adjectives listed at ad3 addie \ad-ë\ see addy ...

Google previewNew Websterian 1912 Dictionary (1912)

Based Upon the Unabridged Dictionary of Noah Webster : with a Reference Library and Treasury of Facts by Noah Webster, Harry Thurston Peck

ABLAZE ABRADANT vowel in the base of a word, as do, did. [German.] ablaze ( ablaze'), adv. or adj. on fire, well alight; in a blaze; eager; inflamed with desire; resplendent. able (aT)l). adj. possessed of power, means, or ability; qualified, ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Military Terms (1918)

by Edward Samuel Farrow

Abradant. — A material, generally in powder, used in the armory for grinding. The term includes emery, ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Entomology (2011)

ABRADANT Adj. (Latin, abradere = to scrape off. PL, Abradants.) Abrasive; abrading. Noun ...

Google previewHawkins' mechanical dictionary (1909)

a cyclopedia of words, terms, phrases and data used in the mechanic arts, trades and sciences by Nehemiah Hawkins

— In carpentry and machinery, plane surfaces are produced by the planing machine, by the file, by the joiners' plane, and by grinding using an abradant.

Google previewJamieson's Dictionary of the Scottish Language (1867)

In which the Words are Explained in Their Different Senses.. by John Jamieson, John Johnstone (of Edinburgh.), John Longmuir

abradant, wearing away , Lat. abradere, to scrape or shave off. To ABREDE, v. a. To publish; to spread abroad. Gl. Sibb.—A. S. abraed-an, propalare. To ABREDE, v. n. To start; to fly to a side. Chauc. abraide, id. Henrysone. ABREED, adv.

Google previewKnight's American Mechanical Dictionary (1875)

Being a Description of Tools, Instruments, Machines, Processes, and Engineering

For use it is moistened with oil and sprinkled with rottenstone or other fine abradant. - Fayrer's swing hone is a strip of brass pivoted at each end, so as to adjust itself to the edge of the razor. An abrading powder mixed with oil is # plied upon ...

Google previewA universal dictionary for architects ... &c (1879)

by Wyvill James Christy

Abradant. A material used for grinding, polishing, and sharpening. Grindstones, hones, chalk, crocus, tripoli, pumice, putty powder, sand, glass, and emery are a few out of many abradants. Abrasion. Wearing or rubbing off, or diminishing by ...

Google previewA New Dictionary of the English Language (1846)

by Charles Richardson

Abradant ; Lat. Abradere, ABRA'se. (Ab-radere,) to rub or scrape off. ABRA' sion. J See ERAse. So in the great body of the earth such protuberances may be thrust out, and gradually increased, though not so easily perceptible in one age, ...

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Scrabble value of A1B3R1A1D2A1N1T1

The value of this 8-letter word is 11 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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