abrasion definition

  • noun:
    • the entire process of putting on down or rubbing away in the form of friction.
    • A scraped or worn area.
    • A scraped area in the epidermis or on a mucous membrane layer, resulting from injury or irritation.
    • The wearing away associated with area of this tooth by chewing.
    • The work of abrading, wearing, or rubbing down; the using away by rubbing.
    • The substance rubbed down.
    • A superficial excoriation, with lack of compound beneath the as a type of little shreds.
    • The act of abrading; the work of putting on or massaging off or away by rubbing or attrition.
    • the consequence of rubbing or abrading; an abraded place or spot: applied mainly to a fretting or excoriation of the skin in which the underlying tissues tend to be exposed. In pathology, a superficial excoriation of this mucous membrane associated with the intestines, combined with losing compound in the shape of tiny shreds. The material used away by abrading or attrition.
    • an abraded area in which the epidermis is torn or used off
    • erosion by friction
    • the wearing down of rock particles by friction because liquid or wind or ice

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