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abrade


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Abrade  \Ab*rade"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Abraded};  p.  pr  &  vb 
  n.  {Abrading}.]  [L.  abradere  abrasum  to  scrape  off  ab  + 
  radere  to  scrape.  See  {Rase},  {Raze}.] 
  To  rub  or  wear  off  to  waste  or  wear  away  by  friction;  as  to 
  abrade  rocks.  --Lyell. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Abrade  \A*brade"\,  v.  t. 
  Same  as  {Abraid}.  [Obs.] 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  abrade 
  v  1:  wear  away  [syn:  {corrade},  {abrase},  {rub  down},  {rub  off}] 
  2:  scour  a  surface  [syn:  {scour}] 
  3:  strike  against  an  object,  as  of  one's  toe  or  foot  [syn:  {stub}, 
  {scrape},  {skin}] 




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