Sentence Examples


  • It was clean but showed fresh blood, and the abrasion looked painful.
  • The abrasion of the porcelain against the iron.
  • The injury which initiates them may be very slight in the first placea mere abrasion, puncture or Fungus infectionbut the minute wound or other disturbance, instead of healing over normally, is frequently maintained as a perennial source of irritation, and the regenerative tissues grow on month after month or year after year, resulting in extraordinary outgrowths often of large size and remarkable shape.
  • The abrasion is effected by pressing the glass against the edge of wheels, or disks, of hard material revolving on horizontal spindles.
  • The resistance of a metal to abrasion by friction.

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