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Definition of the verb abrade

What does abrade mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: abraded | abrading | abrades

  1. wear away
  2. rub hard or scrub
    • lexical domain: Contact - verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging
    • synonym of abrade: scour
    • more generic word: rub = move over something with pressure

Alternative definition of the verb abrade

verb

  1. [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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Google previewThe 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 ...

Google previewRogers 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 ...

Google previewPansegrouw's Crossword Dictionary (1994)

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 ...

Google previewCrossword Puzzle Dictionary (2015)

by Murali Mohan Hundigam

firearms Weapons—guns, swords, arms Weapons carried on belt or holster— sidearms Wear away—erode Wear away by friction—abrade Wear away by rubbing—chafe Wear away from rubbing—fray Wear away with the teeth—gnaw Wear ...

Google previewMidline 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 ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Thermal Packaging (2014)

by Avram Bar-Cohen

Abrade with 240X metallograph paper using a wax lubricant. b) ...

Google previewNew Oxford Rhyming Dictionary (2012)

by Oxford University Press

abrade, afraid, aid, aide, ambuscade, arcade, balustrade, barricade, Belgrade, blade, blockade, braid, brigade, brocade, cannonade, carronade, cascade, cavalcade, cockade, colonnade, crusade, dissuade, downgrade, ...

Google previewA Dictionary of English Synonymes and Synonymous Or Parallel Expressions, Designed as a Practical Guide to Aptness and Variety of Phraseology (1871)

by Richard Soule

Rub off, Abrade, wear away. Rub out, Efface, erase, obliterate, raze, expunge, cancel, scratch out, wipe out. Ruby-blende, n.

Google previewHeinemann English Dictionary (2001)

by Martin Manser

abrade verb to scrape off or wear away by rubbing. [Latin abradere to scrape off] ...

Google previewThe Random House Crossword Puzzle Dictionary (1995)

by Random House, Stephen Elliott

“ scour 4 butt, comb, rake, scan 5 scrub, shine 6 abrade, polish, scrape 7 bumish, cleanse, ransack, rummage 8 brighten, traverse scourge , Scourgo 3 rod 4 bane, beat, cane. flog, lash, whip 5 birch, blast. curse, ltail, strap 6 ...

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

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 ...

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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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