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meanings of abrasion


  1. The substance thus rubbed off; debris.
  2. The effect of mechanical erosion of rock, especially a river bed, by rock fragments scratching and scraping it.
  3. The act of abrading, wearing, or rubbing off; the wearing away by friction.
  4. An abraded, scraped, or worn area.
  5. A superficial wound caused by scraping; an area of skin where the cells on the surface have been scraped or worn away.
  6. The wearing away of the surface of the tooth by chewing.