abrasive material

NOUN
  1. a substance that abrades or wears down
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How To Use abrasive material In A Sentence

  • The high vanadium steel is somewhat brittle, but is excellent for cutting very abrasive materials.
  • Nonetheless, it is prudent to make sure your boot pivot sockets are clean of grit, since heavy use combined with abrasive material could accelerate wear.
  • Brass and aluminum are the least expensive, but the metal is soft and wears quickly when abrasive materials like wettable powders are used.
  • A ring of abrasive material such as eggshells, sand, wood shavings, diatomaceous earth, hair or ash can be placed around susceptible plants.
  • Erosion is the wearing away or destruction of metals and other materials by the abrasive action of water, steam or slurries that carry abrasive materials.
  • This will include using an abrasive material in the food troughs, which will wear down the sharp point of the beak as the hen feeds.
  • It is named for Edward Acheson, a U.S. inventor best known for the invention of the highly effective abrasive material Carborundum. Archive 2010-05-01
  • Grass is a very tough and abrasive material, and herbivores like horses evolved very high-crowned teeth to cope with the wear.
  • Final polishing will only succeed on the hardest of stones, such as granite, porphyry, and gemstones, and again abrasive materials will be used for this, including abrasive powders or salts.
  • Therefore, two flute end mills are superior in softer more flexible materials and four or more flute cutters are generally preferred in very hard or abrasive materials.
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