Meaning of ABRASION in English

ABRASION

transcription, транскрипция: [ ə-ˈbrā-zhən ]

noun

Etymology: Medieval Latin abrasion-, abrasio, from Latin abradere

Date: 1554

1.

a. : a wearing, grinding, or rubbing away by friction

b. : irritation

2. : an abraded area of the skin or mucous membrane

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