to wear off or down by scraping or rubbing.
to scrape off.
- a·brad·a·ble, adjective
- a·brad·er, noun
- un·a·brad·ed, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for abrade
(tr) to scrape away or wear down by friction; erode
- abradant, noun
- abrader, noun
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