Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: abrasion
IPA transcription: [əbɹ'eɪʒən]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: grinding, abrasion, attrition, detrition
    Meaning: the wearing down of rock particles by friction due to water or wind or ice
  • Synonyms: abrasion, attrition, corrasion, detrition
    Meaning: erosion by friction
  • Synonyms: abrasion, scratch, scrape, excoriation
    Meaning: an abraded area where the skin is torn or worn off
Usage examples
  • He observed an abrasion upon the bark; that, though very slight, must have been caused by contact with some substance, as hard, if not sounder, than itself.