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abrade

[ə′brād]
(geology)
To wear away by abrasion or friction.

abrade

To wear away or scrape off a surface, especially by friction.
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This study demonstrated that a form of shell disease was developed successfully in the laboratory by abrading the lobster surface, and then applying cultures of bacteria isolated from wild lobsters with ESD.
The method of manufacturing the open ended nonwoven layer includes cutting at last one surface of the nonwoven layer and then abrading the cut surface with an abrading tool.
Unlike another chromate-free conversion coating, only one application is needed with EAP-9, and no mechanical abrading is required.
Featuring a unique GK curved deck and multiple breaker teeth design, the Vibra-Mill combines vibration, agitation, tumbling, abrading, and scrubbing for complete and continuous lump reduction to original grain size up to 20 tph.
To the precision grinding is requirement not only quality grinding machine, dresser wheel but abrading agent, too.
All products received by SemiCon go to its chemical, abrading and polish rooms.
SPEEDMASK[R] products are designed to coat and adhere to surfaces to ensure reliable protection from chemical solutions and during tumbling, peening, abrading, grinding and grit-blasting processes.
These plants are sculpted by nature--uprooted, they roll and roll around the landscape, simultaneously dead and mobile, wind and rock abrading them into rough, round shapes.
However, rather than being contemporary, the pecking and subsequent abrading appear to be chronologically distinct events and probably separated by some thousands of years.
More vigorous application of the brush risked abrading tooth enamel and damaging gums, said researchers at the University of Newcastle.
Roundit 2000 NX oversleeve, constructed of a woven blend of Nomex and polyphenylene sulfide (PPS), provides outstanding protection of cable assemblies, hoses and wire harnesses from chafing, cutting and abrading in aerospace, maintenance and rail applications.