Synonyms for abrasions

Grammar : Noun
Spell : uh-brey-zhuhn
Phonetic Transcription : əˈbreɪ ʒən

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Définition of abrasions

Origin :
  • 1650s, from Medieval Latin abrasionem (nominative abrasio) "a scraping," noun of action from past participle stem of Latin abradere "to scrape away, shave off," from ab- "off" (see ab-) + radere "to scrape" (see raze).
  • noun scraped area
  • noun scraping or wearing down by friction
Example sentences :
  • Scars, mars, abrasions, some flashburn and post-accident shock.
  • Extract from : « Highways in Hiding » by George Oliver Smith
  • The other and more common complaint rose from abrasions and cuts.
  • Extract from : « In Africa » by John T. McCutcheon
  • This water is not good for bruised places and abrasions of the skin.
  • Extract from : « Roughing It » by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
  • The cords in the room and the abrasions on my wrists confirmed my story.
  • Extract from : « The Woman Who Vowed » by Ellison Harding
  • It is useful in chaps, fissures, abrasions, and roughness of the skin.
  • Extract from : « The Ladies' Book of Etiquette, and Manual of Politeness » by Florence Hartley
  • He stooped to examine the abrasions, and the girl thrilled at his gentle touch.
  • Extract from : « The Elephant God » by Gordon Casserly
  • The abrasions on the legs and thighs prove that beyond a doubt.
  • Extract from : « A Maid of the Silver Sea » by John Oxenham
  • The resulting softening of the skin permits of its rubbing off easily, and abrasions and blisters are apt to form.
  • Extract from : « Touring Afoot » by Claude Powell Fordyce
  • The assistant is dreaming of the delicious time—only four hours off now—when he will resume the tale of his bruises and abrasions.
  • Extract from : « The Wheels of Chance » by H. G. Wells
  • Feeling the abrasions on his face with her sensitive fingers, she shuddered.
  • Extract from : « The Automobile Girls Along the Hudson » by Laura Dent Crane

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