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Etymology[edit | edit source]

Medieval Latin abrasio, from abrādō; see abrade. Attested in English since 1656.

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Abrasion ({{{1}}})

  1. The act of abrading, wearing, or rubbing off; the wearing away by friction.
  2. The substance thus rubbed off.
  3. (medicine) A superficial excoriation, with loss of substance under the form of small shreds.
  4. Template:Geology The effect of mechanical erosion of rock, especially a river bed, by rock fragments scratching and scraping it.

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Abrasion f. (plural Abrasions)

  1. abrasion.

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