Abrader

abrade

[uh-breyd]
verb (used with object), verb (used without object), abraded, abrading.
1.
to wear off or down by scraping or rubbing.
2.
to scrape off.

Origin:
1670–80; < Latin abrādere, equivalent to ab- ab- + rādere to scrape

abradable, adjective
abrader, noun
unabraded, adjective
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abrade (əˈbreɪd)
 
vb
(tr) to scrape away or wear down by friction; erode
 
[C17: from Latin abrādere to scrape away, from ab-1 + rādere to scrape]
 
a'bradant
 
n
 
a'brader
 
n

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abrade
1670s, from L. abradere "to scrape off" (see abrasion).
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abrade a·brade (ə-brād')
v. a·brad·ed, a·brad·ing, a·brades

  1. To wear away by mechanical action.

  2. To scrape away the surface layer from a part.

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