Synonyms for abrade
|Grammar : Verb|
|Spell : uh-breyd|
|Phonetic Transcription : əˈbreɪd|
Définition of abradeOrigin :
- 1670s, from Latin abradere "to scrape off" (see abrasion). Related: Abraded; abrading.
- verb scrape
- In all cases, however, a hard file will abrade the surface of the false stone.
- Extract from : « The Chemistry, Properties and Tests of Precious Stones » by John Mastin
- This is specially the case with Chaffinches and Bramblings: Greenfinches abrade later.
- Extract from : « Among the Birds in Northern Shires » by Charles Dixon
- Genuine amber, when rubbed together, emits a very fragrant odour similar to a fresh lemon, and does not abrade the surface.
- Extract from : « Notes and Queries, Number 188, June 4, 1853 » by Various
- Wherever they find calcareous strata to abrade, the water is almost milklike in hue for miles around.
- Extract from : « Wonderland; or Alaska and the Inside Passage » by Lieut. Frederick Schwatka
Antonyms for abrade
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