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Definition of the verb abrade
What does abrade mean as a doing word?
verb - inflections: abraded | abrading | abrades
- wear away
- lexical domain: Contact - verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging
- synonyms of abrade: abrase / corrade / rub down / rub off
- more generic terms: wear away / wear off = diminish, as by friction
- more specific words:
- rub hard or scrub
Alternative definition of the verb abrade
- [transitive] To rub or wear off; to waste or wear away by friction; to damage or make rough; as, to abrade rocks.
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The Advanced Machinist (1903)
A Practical and Educational Treatise, with Illustrations by Nehemiah Hawkins
To abrade is the act of wearing or rubbing off or away by friction or„ attrition. An abrasive is a material used for grinding, such as emery, sand, powdered glass, etc. The Fig. 238. operation of grinding is an abrasive process, the material being ...
Rogers Machinists Guide (1913)
A Practical Illustrated Treatise on Modern Machine Shop Practice by William Rogers
To abrade is the act of wearing or rubbing off or away by friction or attrition. An abrasive is a material used for grinding, such as emery, sand, powdered glass, etc. The Fig. 238. operation of grinding is an abrasive process, the material being ...
Midline Medical Dictionary (2002)
by P. S. Rawat
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 ...
by Cora Sylestine, Heather K. Hardy, Timothy Montler
b-mikoffi miłłichi to scrape, abrade, rub off (plural objects) ...
by Avram Bar-Cohen
Abrade with 240X metallograph paper using a wax lubricant. b) ...
by Louisa Pansegrouw
knave, miscreant, mountebank, poltroon, rapscallion, rascal, rogue, scamp, trickster, villain scour abrade, afflict, beat, bumish, chastise, clean, comb, harass, oppress, polish, range, ransack, rove, rub, scrub, search scourer abrasive scourge ...
Pronouncing, Explanatory, and Etymological; with Vocabularies of Scottish Words and Phrases, Americanisms, &c by James Donald (F.R.G.S.)
ABRADE, a-brad', v.t. To rub or wear off :—pr.p. abrading: pa.p. abrad'ed. [L. ab, from, off, ratio, rasum, to scratch or rub.] AB11AHAMIC, a-bra-ham'ik, adj. Pertaining to the patriarch Abraham. ABRAHAM-MAN, a'bra-ham-man, n. One of a class ...
A new universal etymological technological, and pronouncing dictionary of the English language (1848)
by John Craig (F.G.S.)
ABRADE. Abominablekes*, a-bom'e-na-bl-nes. ». The state or quality of being odious, hateful, or loathsome. Abominably, a-bum-in'a-ble, ad. Very odiously; detestably; sinfully; Ahab did very abominably In following idols.— 1 Kingg rxi.26.
Based Upon the Unabridged Dictionary of Noah Webster : with a Reference Library and Treasury of Facts by Noah Webster, Harry Thurston Peck
ABRADE the property of rubbing away: n. substance employed for abrading or scouring. abrade (ab-rad'), v.t. to wear or rub away: to remove as by friction or abrasion; to corrode, as by acids. abrasion (ab-ra'zhun), n. the act of wearing or ...
by Myrna Breskin, Kevin Dumith, Enid Pearsons, Robert Seeman
abrade / o brād'/ to remove a surface layer by scraping. abrasion / o brā'zhon/ 1. removal of the surface layers of skin or a mucous membrane by scraping. 2. abnormal grinding away of tooth Surfaces. abrasive /o ...
A Dictionary of Numeral Words, by which All Difficulty in the Remembrance of Figures is Removed (1829)
With an Explanation of the Plan by William Henry Crook (LL.D.)
Abrade. Bear go. Creek. Crowest. Bracest. Bride. Cry host. Brook. Breweth. Bribeth. Boar-dest. Courage youth. Cork. Brow ach. Curb each. Breadth. Beer gash. Breakest. Beer away. Beer boy. Cray fish. Boor gay. Carouseth. Bear away.
A Concise Pahlavi Dictionary (2014)
by D. N. Mackenzie
abrade randidan. abreast hamwar. absolute kamag-xwrday, kamgar. abstain pahrextan. abuse (n.) ...
by Oxford University Press
abrade 16.6 abrader 12.26 ...
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Scrabble value of A1B3R1A1D2E1
The value of this 6-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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