abrasiveness


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abrasiveness

[ə′brās·əv·nəs]
(materials)
The property of a material causing wear of a surface by friction.
The quality or characteristic of being able to scratch, abrade, or wear away another material.
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The formation abrasiveness ranged between 1 and 8, where 8 signifies the highest abrasive formation.
New test methodology for estimating the abrasiveness of soils for TBM tunneling; In Proc.
22) As a rule, the correlation between the toothbrush filament diameter and abrasion was lower than the correlation between toothpaste abrasiveness and resulting abrasion, and this should be considered.
Abrasiveness analysis values (Table 4) are within the range 233-367 mg, the lowest values 233 and 310 mg corresponding to clay raw materials VNR1 and VNR2, respectively, these values being justified by their higher clay fraction contents.
Abrasiveness assays were performed using an automated toothbrushing machine [Kielbassa et al.
Socks rolled down and with a bustling gait, his first contribution was to dump Miguel de las Cuevas on his backside with a sliding tackle from behind, and there were other moments of abrasiveness which endeared him to a decent 10,360 crowd.
Baker tells a fascinating story of intrigue, neighborly quarrels, land disputes, local wars, religious abrasiveness between communities, and uneasy political relations between New England and the governments in London, all interesting enough in themselves, but essential to an appreciation and understanding of stone throwing by the Devil throughout the summer of 1682 in Great Island, New Hampshire.
To be sure, Netanyahu is broadly disliked and distrusted in Washington, and his abrasiveness and crude delay tactics will not go down well with the Obama administration.
Some former colleagues in the effort to save Kiel said he turned people off with his abrasiveness.
Originally conceived by Kremer and drummer Matt Marlin while at Oberlin College some five or six years ago, early Pterodactyl recordings bear a screechy abrasiveness befitting their winged lizard moniker.
Made from monofilament expanded PTFE fibers, the product offers less abrasiveness than other materials, is chemically inert and offers low flammability.
A Qualitative Evaluation of the Abrasiveness of Selected Prophylaxis Pastes When Used on Enamel, A Hybrid Composite and Porcelain Using a Non Contact Profilometer and Glossmeter