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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 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 previewDictionary of the Alabama Language (1993)

by Cora Sylestine, Heather K. Hardy, Timothy Montler

b-mikoffi miłłichi to scrape, abrade, rub off (plural objects) ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Thermal Packaging (2014)

by Avram Bar-Cohen

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

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 previewChambers's English Dictionary (1872)

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 ...

Google previewA 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.

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 ...

Google previewMcGraw-Hill Medical Dictionary for Allied Health (2007)

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 ...

Google previewA 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.

Google previewA Concise Pahlavi Dictionary (2014)

by D. N. Mackenzie

abrade randidan. abreast hamwar. absolute kamag-xwrday, kamgar. abstain pahrextan. abuse (n.) ...

Google previewNew Oxford Rhyming Dictionary (2012)

by Oxford University Press

abrade 16.6 abrader 12.26 ...

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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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