Definitions for abrader

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

a•bradeəˈbreɪd(v.t.; v.i.)a•brad•ed, a•brad•ing.

  1. to wear off or down by scraping or rubbing.

  2. to scrape or rub off.

Origin of abrade:

1670–80; < L abrādere=ab-ab - +rādere to scrape


Princeton's WordNet

  1. abrader, abradant(noun)

    a tool or machine used for wearing down or smoothing or polishing


  1. abrader(Noun)

    Something that abrades; a tool or machine for abrading.

  2. abrader(Noun)

    A primitive artifact made of sandstone used for smoothing, sharpening, or shaping.


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