Sentence Examples


  • Deeply pitted with the marks of the abrasive used in grinding it down; these marks are removed by the process of smoothing, in which the surface is successively ground with abrasives of gradually increasing fineness, leaving ultimately a very smooth and very minutely pitted " grey " surface.
  • He smiled at her, understanding what it was to mourn the loss of a sibling.  As much as he missed Jade, he was glad he at least had Hannah to fall back on.  She had Katie's beauty – without the abrasive personality.
  • Among the products of the rich stone quarries of the state, only that of abrasive stones is important in the markets of the Union; the novaculites of Arkansas are among the finest whetstones in the world.
  • Other mineral products are graphite, garnet used as an abrasive, pyrite and zinc ore.
  • By means of a rotating table either two surfaces of glass, or one surface of glass and one of cast iron, are rubbed together with the interposition of a powerful abrasive such as sand, emery or carborundum.
 

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