Sentence Examples


  • 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.
  • After using some abrasives new paint will hold better, and I'm sure the refinished furniture would sell for a higher price.
  • The lumber factory uses abrasives to smooth out the wood and make it ready for selling.
  • The hardware store had a wide variety of abrasives, like sandpaper, in stock.