wearing away by friction.
In toxicological terms, the laceration or scratching of the waterproof layer of cuticle allowing moisture from the insect to be lost to the surrounding air.
Type: Term Pronunciation: ă-brā′zhŭn Definitions: 1. An excoriation, or circumscribed removal of the superficial layers of skin or mucous membrane. 2. A scraping away of a portion of the surface. 3. In dentistry, the pathologic grinding or wearing away of tooth substance by incorrect tooth-brushing methods, the presence of fore...Found on http://www.medilexicon.com/medicaldictionary.php?t=174
Abrasion is the process of scuffing, scratching, wearing down, marring, or rubbing away. It can be intentionally imposed in a controlled process using an abrasive. Abrasion can be an undesirable effect of exposure to normal use or exposure to the elements. ==Abrasion in stone shaping== Ancient artists working in stone would use...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abrasion_(mechanical)
Frictional EROSION by material transported by wind and waves.Found on http://www.ecy.wa.gov/programs/sea/swces/products/glossary.htm
The mechanical wearing or grinding away of rock surfaces by the friction and impact of rock particles transported by wind, ice, waves, running water, or gravity. Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20131
- an abraded area where the skin is torn or worn off 2. [n] - erosion by frictionFound on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=abrasion
Mechanical erosion by debris-charged wind, water or ice, which also removes the eroded material.
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A process where hard particles are forced against and moved along a solid surface. See also: Abrasion Hardness, Abrasive, Abrasive Wear.Found on http://www.diracdelta.co.uk/science/source/a/b/abrasion/source.html
A rubbed or scuffed area
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The wearing away or cleaning by friction
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An abrasion is an injury that happens when the skin is scraped off after it rubs against another surface.
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Any injury which rubs off the surface of the skin.
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A portion of a surface from which the skin has been removed by rubbing.
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Abrasion: An abrasion or "excoriation" is a wearing away of the upper layer of skin as a result of applied friction force. In dentistry an "abrasion" is the wearing away of the tooth substance.Found on http://www.medterms.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=2095
[ Latin abrasio
, from abradere
. See Abrade
The act of abrading, wearing, or rubbing off; the wearing away by friction; as, the abrasion
of coins. 2.
The substance rubbed off. Berkeley. 3. (Medicine)
A superf...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/A/7
1. <pathology> The wearing away of a substance or structure (such as the skin or the teeth) through some unusual or abnormal mechanical process. ... 2. <clinical sign> A superficial injury to the skin or other body tissue caused by rubbing or scraping resulting in an area of body surface denuded of skin or mucous membrane. ... (11 Nov 1...Found on http://www.mondofacto.com/facts/dictionary?abrasion
an abraded area where the skin is torn or worn offFound on http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=abrasion
erosion by frictionFound on http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=abrasion
(ә-bra´zhәn) the wearing away of a substance or structure, such as the skin or teeth, through some unusual or abnormal process. a wound caused by rubbing or scraping the skin or a mucous membrane; a “skinned knee” and a “floor burn” are common examples. To treat the inju...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21001
• (n.) The act of abrading, wearing, or rubbing off; the wearing away by friction; as, the abrasion of coins. • (n.) The substance rubbed off. • (n.) A superficial excoriation, with loss of substance under the form of small shreds.Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/abrasion/
(from the article `glacial landform`) Glacial erosion is caused by two different processes: abrasion and plucking (see above). Nearly all glacially scoured erosional landforms bear the ... Abrasive wear occurs when a hard, rough surface slides over a softer one, producing grooves on the latter. It also can be caused by loose, abrasive ....Found on http://www.britannica.com/eb/a-z/a/6
(L. abrasio) 1. the wearing away of a substance or structure (such as the skin or the teeth) through some unusual or abnormal mechanical process. 2. an area of body surface denuded of skin or mucous membrane by some unusual or abnormal mechanical process.Found on http://users.ugent.be/~rvdstich/eugloss/DIC/dictio01.html
abrasion 1. A scraping or rubbing off, as of skin. 2. A wearing away by rubbing or scraping, as of rock by wind, water, etc.Found on http://www.wordinfo.info/words/index/info/view_unit/3837/
A scrape, minimal bleeding with possible intense pain.Found on http://www.glossarycentral.com/legal/abrasion.html
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