Meaning of ABRASIVE in English

ABRASIVE

adj. & n.

adj. 1 a tending to rub or graze. b capable of polishing by rubbing or grinding. 2 harsh or hurtful in manner.

n. an abrasive substance.

[ as ABRADE + -IVE ]

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