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Synonyms and Antonyms of abrasion

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abrasion

synonym (synonym of abrasion)

hypernym (abrasion IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • an abraded area where the skin is torn or worn off (noun.state)
    an injury to living tissue (especially an injury involving a cut or break in the skin) (noun.state)
     
  • erosion by friction (noun.process)
    (geology) the mechanical process of wearing or grinding something down (as by particles washing over it) (noun.process)
     
  • the wearing down of rock particles by friction due to water or wind or ice (noun.phenomenon)
    the resistance encountered when one body is moved in contact with another (noun.phenomenon)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF abrasion relation)

  • an abraded area where the skin is torn or worn off (noun.state)
    a superficial abrasion (noun.state)
     
  • (noun.state)
    abrasion (usually on the hands) caused by friction from a rope (noun.state)
     

derivation (.... is derived from abrasion)

  • (verb.contact)
    cause friction (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    tear or wear off the skin or make sore by abrading (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    scratch repeatedly (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    cut the surface of; wear away the surface of (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    bruise, cut, or injure the skin or the surface of (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.perception)
    scrape or rub as if to relieve itching (verb.perception)
     
  • (adj.all)
    causing abrasion (adj.all)
     
  • the wearing down of rock particles by friction due to water or wind or ice (noun.phenomenon)
    reduce to small pieces or particles by pounding or abrading (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    wear away (verb.contact)
     
  • (adj.pert)
    relating to or caused by attrition (adj.pert)
     
synonym hypernym hyponym derivation excoriation scrape scratch attrition corrasion detrition friction rubbing eating away lesion wound graze rope burn bray comminute abrade abrase attritional chafe

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