Sentence Examples


  • It was clean but showed fresh blood, and the abrasion looked painful.
  • The resistance of a metal to abrasion by friction.
  • There appears, however, to be some objection to the use of iridio-platinum for weights, as, owing to its great density (Δ=21.57), the slightest abrasion will make an appreciable difference in a weight; sometimes, therefore, quartz or rock-crystal is used; but to this also there is some objection, as owing to its low density (Δ=2.65) there is a large exposed surface of the mass.
  • ABRASION (from Lat.
  • In machinery, abrasion between moving surfaces has to be prevented as much as possible by the use of suitable materials, good fitting and lubrication.

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