Definition of abrade verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

abrade

 verb
verb
NAmE//əˈbreɪd//
 
abrade something(technology)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they abrade
 
he / she / it abrades
 
past simple abraded
 
-ing form abrading
 
 
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to rub the surface of something, such as rock or skin, and damage it or make it rough
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