[ UK /ɐbɹˈe‍ɪʒən/ ]
[ US /əˈbɹeɪʒən/ ]
  1. an abraded area where the skin is torn or worn off
  2. erosion by friction
  3. the wearing down of rock particles by friction due to water or wind or ice
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How To Use abrasion In A Sentence

  • Open pores are more affected by rubbing or abrasion, causing these fabrics to wear out sooner.
  • ‘It's an alternative to chemical peels or microdermabrasion,’ said Gobbo.
  • To avoid abrasions most all Scandinavian operators use some kind of oleaginous substance. Massage and the Original Swedish Movements
  • This can cause corneal abrasions, bleeding in the front or middle part of the eye, and blurred vision. Times, Sunday Times
  • Without the proper equipment, a worker risks injuries such as abrasions, or friction burns.
  • Why do they all look like they've just had microdermabrasion? Times, Sunday Times
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  • It's also possible to renew sun-damaged areas with a peel or microdermabrasion, which lifts surface skin layers.
  • Mangrove forests function to protect coasts from storms, erosion and abrasion, as well as providing habitat for various animals especially fish and bird species.
  • Beyond adsorption there is abrasion, rubbing the surface of the material off, taking the layer of dirt with it. Archive 2008-06-01
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