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Meaning of "abrasion" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD ABRASION

From Medieval Latin abrāsiōn-, from the past participle of Latin abrādere to abrade.
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PRONUNCIATION OF ABRASION

abrasion  [əˈbreɪʒən] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF ABRASION

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Abrasion is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES ABRASION MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Abrasion

Abrasion may refer to: ▪ Abrasion, a wound consisting of superficial damage to the skin ▪ Abrasion, the loss of tooth structure by mechanical forces from a foreign element ▪ Abrasion, mechanical scraping of a surface by friction between and moving particles ▪ Abrasion, The effect of an abrasive: scratches, removal of surface, etc. ▪ Abrasion coast, a coastline that is characterised by the removal of material, typically resulting in sea cliffs.

Definition of abrasion in the English dictionary

The definition of abrasion in the dictionary is the process of scraping or wearing down by friction. Other definition of abrasion is a scraped area or spot; graze.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH ABRASION


Anglo-Asian
ˌæŋɡləʊˈeɪʒən
corrasion
kəˈreɪʒən
decision
dɪˈsɪʒən
dermabrasion
ˌdɜːməˈbreɪʒən
dissuasion
dɪˈsweɪʒən
division
dɪˈvɪʒən
equation
ɪˈkweɪʒən
erasion
ɪˈreɪʒən
evasion
ɪˈveɪʒən
inequation
ˌɪnɪˈkweɪʒən
invasion
ɪnˈveɪʒən
microdermabrasion
ˌmaɪkrəuˌdɜːməˈbreɪʒən
mispersuasion
ˌmɪspəˈsweɪʒən
occasion
əˈkeɪʒən
overpersuasion
ˌəʊvəpəˈsweɪʒən
persuasion
pəˈsweɪʒən
pervasion
pɜːˈveɪʒən
preinvasion
ˌpriːɪnˈveɪʒən
reinvasion
ˌriːɪnˈveɪʒən
suasion
ˈsweɪʒən

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE ABRASION

abracadabra
abrachia
abradable
abradant
abrade
abrader
Abraham
Abraham´s bosom
abraid
abram
abranchial
abranchiate
abrasax
abrasive
abrasively
abrasiveness
abraxas
abray
abrazo
abreact

WORDS THAT END LIKE ABRASION

basion
commission
conversion
discussion
exclusion
expression
extension
fusion
gala occasion
home invasion
mission
nasion
on occasion
passion
permission
pitch invasion
rise to the occasion
sense of occasion
take occasion
tax evasion

Synonyms and antonyms of abrasion in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «ABRASION»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «abrasion» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of abrasion

Translation of «abrasion» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF ABRASION

Find out the translation of abrasion to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of abrasion from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «abrasion» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

磨损
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

abrasión
570 millions of speakers

English

abrasion
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

घर्षण
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

كشط
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

истиранию
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

abrasão
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ঘর্ষণ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

abrasion
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Lelasan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Abrieb
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

摩耗
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

마모
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Abrasion
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

mài mòn
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

சிராய்ப்பு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

ओरखडा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

aşınma
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

abrasione
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

ścieranie
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

стирання
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

abraziune
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

τριβή
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

skuur
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

nötning
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

slitasje
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of abrasion

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «ABRASION»

The term «abrasion» is quite widely used and occupies the 25.919 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «ABRASION» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about abrasion

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QUOTES WITH «ABRASION»

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Harold Prince
I don't like abrasion while I'm working. I don't thrive on chaos. I enjoy what I'm doing, and it seems to work better when I am enjoying it.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ABRASION»

Discover the use of abrasion in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to abrasion and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Performance of Protective Clothing: Issues and Priorities ...
Flat abrasion and flat/flex abrasion were conducted on dry and wet fabrics, considered as dry abrasion and wet abrasion, respectively. Fabric was wetted by applying 300 (iL of distilled water using a Pipetman P 1000 pipette from a height of 1 ...
Cherilyn N. Nelson, Norman W. Henry, 2000
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Medical Response to Terrorism: Preparedness and Clinical ...
As the bullet penetrates the skin, the friction between the projectile and the epithelial tissue creates an "abrasion collar" (Fig. 36-1). Abrasion collars vary in appearance depending on the angle of penetration (Fig. 36-2). All entrance wounds ...
Daniel C. Keyes, 2005
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Wear of Materials
The critical condition for the transition between two-body and three-body abrasion was determined from a continuum mechanics model for the penetration of the abrasive particles into the surfaces of the ball and the specimen, coupled with ...
Peter J. Blau, R. G. Bayer, 2003
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Abrasion Resistant, Volatile Organic Compound (VOC) ...
Abrasion Testing 27. Abrasion testing was carried out using a laboratory designed test. The abrasive blasting cabinet and blasting media are described in paragraph 8. Only fresh (no recycled) flint blasting media was used for this test.
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Abrasion tests on concrete
TESTING THE SPHERES The abrasion teste on the 3&n spheres were made by placing three spheres of the same material in each cylinder of the Deval Abrasion Machine as shown in the photograph, and making two five-hour runs of 10,000 ...
Gordon Alcott Beebe, 1916
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Glass Working by Heat and by Abrasion ...
Paul Nooncree Hasluck. equally. The work should then be steadily continued until the polish is sufiicient to permit the shadow test to be applied. After a speculum is quite polished on the large polisher, it is sometimes discovered, under test, ...
Paul Nooncree Hasluck, 1913
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Abrasion Resistance Screening of Fibers for Woven Materials ...
ABRASION RESISTANCE SCREENING OF FIBERS FOR WOVEN MATERIALS USING ATOMIC FORCE MICROSCOPY Abstract by Julia Ann Henkels Woven materials are of interest in orthopedic implant design to serve as a replacement for ...
Julia Ann Henkels, 2008
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Articular Cartilage Lesions: A Practical Guide to Assessment ...
Bone marrow stimulation techniques for the treatment of chondral defects include abrasion arthroplasty, debridement and drilling, and microfracture. The underlying premise of these techniques is that the body is capable of producing a repair ...
Brian J. Cole, M. Mike Malek, 2004
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Forensic Medicine And Toxicology (oral, Practical & Mcq)
ABRASION IN DIFFERENT STAGES OF HEALING IDENTIFICATION II is a model of left forearm showing abrasion in different stages of healing. MEDICOLEGAL IMPORTANCES (a) It helps to identify the type of the weapon used. (b) It helps to  ...
R. N. Karmakar
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Modern Tribology Handbook, Two Volume Set
Among the basic wear mechanisms, pure abrasion, which is grooving by hard particles or hard asperities on a countersurface, is probably the most meticulously studied. Compared to other types of wear, the analytical models developed to ...
Bharat Bhushan, 2000

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «ABRASION»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term abrasion is used in the context of the following news items.
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Highly Abrasion Resistant Mono
I fish in super rough wood that scrapes line badly. Would 20lb Trilene XT work for my worm fishing in 1-10ft of water on a baitcaster or would ... «BassResource.com, Jul 15»
2
Broken nose hurts Pistons' Miller in more ways than one
Also diagnosed with an orbital floor fracture and a right eye corneal abrasion, he will miss the entire week and there is no basketball for 4 to 6 ... «Detroit Free Press, Jul 15»
3
Thomas impresses Pistons with his hustle, defense
... with a broken nose and orbital floor fracture and right eye corneal abrasion. That is the bad news. The good news is he won't require surgery. «The Detroit News, Jul 15»
4
Litchfield fire damages bedroom in mobile home
No one from the home was injured. A firefighter from West Gardiner suffered a minor abrasion to his arm. photo-store. Search photos available ... «Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel, Jul 15»
5
Dr. Roach: How does one get cellulitis?
The biggest risk factor for developing cellulitis is a lack of skin integrity. Trauma to the skin, such as a simple abrasion, a small cut or an insect ... «Herald & Review, Jul 15»
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Quincy Miller has been ruled out for Summer League
He suffered a broken nose, orbital floor fracture and corneal abrasion of the right eye when he got hit in the fact during Wednesday's second ... «PistonPowered, Jul 15»
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Fireworks launched into 4th of July crowd
A spokesman for the city's council blamed a "malfunction" for the incident, which saw nine people treated for minor abrasion burns at the scene. «9news.com.au, Jul 15»
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Durable, corrosion-resistant, anti-sticking coating for injection moulds
When corrosion couples with abrasion, the damage done to the ... good release property alongside corrosion and abrasion resistance, yet ... «Business Weekly, Jul 15»
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Surf Report: Check out these Apple Watch accessories
Available in black, white or orange, this accessory offers torsion and shock resistance; high resistance to UV radiation, abrasion, chemical ... «USA TODAY, Jul 15»
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EMP attack: Horrific pyrotechnics for 4th of July
Without antibiotics, even a small but infected abrasion can turn fatal. Without electricity and a clean water supply, sanitation deteriorates. In the ... «WND.com, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Abrasion [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/abrasion>. Jul 2019 ».
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