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Definition of "abrase" []

  • Rubbed smooth. (adjective)

Gnu Collaboartive International Dictionary of English: licensed under The Code Project Open License (CPOL)

Use "abrase" in a sentence
  • "Mark Sarvas does a public service by offering us a reading list compiled by James Wood in 1994 for The Guardian, in which Wood sought to "avoid the ‘representative’, ‘important’ or ‘influential’ and chosen, instead, books which I like, which seemed to me deep and beautiful, which aerate the soul and abrase the conscience …""
  • "Delete or abrase the scribed mortise lines for the stiffening transoms on the side opposite the corner tenon."
  • "- Delete with wavy line or abrase by means of abrasive paper."