Meaning of ABRASION in English
a ‧ bra ‧ sion /əˈbreɪʒ ə n/ BrE AmE noun
[ Date: 1600-1700 ; Language: Latin ; Origin: abrasio , from abradere ; ⇨ ↑ abrade ]
1 . [countable] an area on the surface of your skin that has been injured by being rubbed against something hard:
She was treated for cuts and abrasions.
2 . [uncountable] the process of rubbing a surface very hard so that it becomes damaged or disappears:
extra protection against abrasion
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English. Longman - Словарь современного английского языка. 2012