Synonyms for abrasion

Synonyms for (noun) abrasion

Synonyms: grinding, detrition, abrasion, attrition

Definition: the wearing down of rock particles by friction due to water or wind or ice

Similar words: rubbing, friction

Definition: the resistance encountered when one body is moved in contact with another

Synonyms: abrasion, attrition, detrition, corrasion

Definition: erosion by friction

Similar words: eroding, erosion, eating away, wearing, wearing away

Definition: (geology) the mechanical process of wearing or grinding something down (as by particles washing over it)

Synonyms: abrasion, scrape, scratch, excoriation

Definition: an abraded area where the skin is torn or worn off

Similar words: wound, lesion

Definition: an injury to living tissue (especially an injury involving a cut or break in the skin)

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