Meaning of ABRASIVE in English

ABRASIVE

I. noun Date: 1853 a substance (as emery or pumice) used for abrading, smoothing, or polishing, II. adjective Date: 1875 tending to abrade, causing irritation , ~ly adverb ~ness noun

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