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[non-uh-brey-siv, -ziv] /ˌnɒn əˈbreɪ sɪv, -zɪv/
not causing abrasion.
preventing abrasion.
Origin of nonabrasive
Related forms
nonabrasively, adverb
nonabrasiveness, noun Unabridged
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  • It is also easy to maintain with a nonabrasive cleaner and a cloth.
  • Another alternative is to use nonabrasive toothpaste.
  • Wipes surface of tile after grout has set to remove grout residue and polishes tile using nonabrasive materials.
  • Wash a boat frequently with a sponge or nonabrasive pad and plain water.
  • Clean contact surfaces with nonabrasive cleaner before making connections.
  • No known health hazard results from the use of this agent on sodium fires, and it is nonabrasive and nonconductive.
  • To offer the best service, the voice of a talking bus should be nonabrasive and easily understood.
  • When neither is practical, sweeping compounds that are nonabrasive and compatible with the explosives involved may be used.

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