Definition Of abrasion

noun

the process of scraping or wearing away.

the metal is resistant to abrasion

Example Of abrasion

  • Also found were 57 bruises and abrasions which bore the hallmarks of deliberate physical abuse over a period of a month or so, the court heard.

  • Brady also suffered numerous cuts, abrasions and contusions.

  • Doyle said there were small superficial abrasions and bruises on the body which were caused by the fall or the rocks.

  • Geological evidence for precipitation, erosion, mechanical abrasion and other fluvial activity says that the physical processes shaping Titan are much the same as those shaping Earth.

  • Hardfacing applies a coating for the purpose of reducing wear or loss of material by abrasion , impact, erosion, oxidation, cavitations, etc.


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