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Synonyms for attrition

Synonyms for attrition

Synonyms for attrition

the wearing down of rock particles by friction due to water or wind or ice

sorrow for sin arising from fear of damnation

a wearing down to weaken or destroy

the act of rubbing together

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If your security deposit does not cover all of the damages beyond normal wear and tear, a landlord can go to the Residential Tenancies Dispute Resolution Service or court to recover extra money from you.
He said it was normal wear and tear and the dealer offered to respray Ian's bonnet for pounds 600.
The MRI on Guerrero revealed a slight nick in his labrum, possibly because of normal wear and tear.
It restores and protects glass from damage caused by vandalism, normal wear and tear, and faulty maintenance.
The researchers suggest that the mutation ultimately weakens collagen's triple-helical structure, making it susceptible to degeneration after only a few decades of normal wear and tear.
American Water, the largest water services provider in North America, has introduced the In-Home Plumbing Emergency Program (IHPP), covering plumbing emergency repairs for leaks or breaks to the water line and clogs or blockages to the sewer line that occur within the home and are caused by normal wear and tear.
They confirmed that a component was faulty, and had not failed due to normal wear and tear.
The MRI revealed a slight nick in Guerrero's labrum, possibly because of normal wear and tear.