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Noun
An area damaged by scraping or wearing away
“Several weeks later, a woman is rushed into the emergency room with multiple bruises, scrapes, and abrasions.”
Noun
The process of scraping or wearing something away
“This suggests derivation from a sedimentary precursor in which zircons would reflect recycling and abrasion during sedimentary processes.”
Noun
The gradual destruction or diminution of something
Noun
Physical pain or injury
Noun
Physical harm that impairs the value, usefulness, or normal function of something
Noun
The act of rubbing
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