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Synonyms for abrade

Synonyms for abrade

to make (the skin) raw by or as if by friction

Synonyms for abrade

rub hard or scrub


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To maximize sample numbers, the animals (control or exposed) were abraded on both lateral sides of the carapace, and each side was considered an independent sample.
Eighty-five of 107 adults captured were not molting, 13 had abraded remiges, and nine were molting.
They found abraded wire bundles on two of four aircraft, which also required minor repairs because of early detection.
The primary aim of our excavations in May 2006 was to investigate the stratigraphic relationships and chronology of the abraded grooves, though no clear evidence on this matter was ultimately recovered.
A ball is formed from tungsten carbide powder, vitrified with additives to near-diamond firmness, and abraded to produce a smooth-rolling shape.
The abraded metal fines block pores on strontium aluminate particles, so they emit less light in the dark.
Small particles of sealcoat flake off as they are abraded by vehicle tires and can wash into urban streams with rain and runoff.
Analyzing female characters, Elam mentions Patricia Hill Collins's analysis of the 1980s as the decade in which the entire community structure of black motherhood was abraded.
through the respiratory mucosa, conjunctivae, gastrointestinal tract, or abraded skin) (1,2).
Most stones require the use of oil to float the abraded steel particles and prevent clogging the open grain of the abrasive.
The vehicles are being recalled because their fuel pipes could be abraded under strong vibration, the report said.
These objects included a tooth that had been stained and abraded, a bone tool that had been whittled with a steel knife and a orang-utan jawbone that had been broken and abraded.
The health care worker had markedly chapped and abraded hands and had not consistently worn gloves in providing patient care.
The worker had chapped and abraded hands and hadn't consistently worn gloves in providing patient care.
For both Cd and Pb, skin exposure can pose a risk for absorption when contact continues for prolonged periods (several hours) or at very high levels, and when skin is abraded or injured (i.