abrasive definition

  • adjective:
    • Causing scratching: scraped the stovetop with an abrasive cleanser.
    • Harsh and rough in fashion: an unpleasant, abrasive personality.
    • yielding scratching.
    • causing abrasion
    • dramatically disagreeable; rigorous
  • noun:
    • A substance that abrades.
    • Rock fragments, sand grains, mineral particles, used by water, wind, and ice to abrade a land surface.
    • Any material having abrading characteristics; an abradant.
    • a substance that abrades or wears down
  • others:
    • looking after produce scratching; obtaining the residential property of abrading; abradant.

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