Abrasive

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Abrasive Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

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  • a substance that abrades or wears down
  • sharply disagreeable; rigorous; "the harsh facts of court delays"; "an abrasive character"
  • causing abrasion

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  • a substance that abrades or wears down

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Abrasive Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


An abrasive is something that is very hard. It is also rough. It is used to rub things so they get smooth. When abrasives are glued to paper, it makes sandpaper. Aluminium oxide is a common abrasive. Abrasives are used to make the ends of wood pieces smooth and to smooth the cut ends of metal.



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