Sentence Examples


  • Abrasion, such as parts of crushing machinery.
  • It was clean but showed fresh blood, and the abrasion looked painful.
  • The resistance of a metal to abrasion by friction.
  • In machinery, abrasion between moving surfaces has to be prevented as much as possible by the use of suitable materials, good fitting and lubrication.
  • Engineers and other craftsmen make extensive use of abrasion, effected by the aid of such abrasives as emery and carborundum, in shaping, finishing and polishing their work.