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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 ...
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 ...
Crossword 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 ...
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 Avram Bar-Cohen
Abrade with 240X metallograph paper using a wax lubricant. b) ...
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, ...
A 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.
Heinemann English Dictionary (2001)
by Martin Manser
abrade verb to scrape off or wear away by rubbing. [Latin abradere to scrape off] ...
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 ...
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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