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  Definition of abrasion
  1. the wearing down of rock particles by friction due to water or wind or ice
  2. erosion by friction
  3. an abraded area where the skin is torn or worn off
Similar Words: grinding, attrition, detrition, corrasion, scratch, scrape, excoriation

 

Hyponyms: graze, rope burn

 

Derivational Morphology: abrade, corrade, abrase, rub down, rub off, grind, mash, crunch, bray, comminute, chafe, excoriate, skin, scrape, scratch, scratch up, grate, rub, itch, fray, fret

 

 
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