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abrading


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  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. 




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