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abrasion

Geography the effect of mechanical erosion of rock, esp a river bed, by rock fragments scratching and scraping it; wearing down

abrasion

[ə′brā·zhən]
(engineering)
The removal of surface material from any solid through the frictional action of another solid, a liquid, or a gas or combination thereof.
A surface discontinuity brought about by roughening or scratching.
(geology)
Wearing away of sedimentary rock chiefly by currents of water laden with sand and other rock debris and by glaciers.
(medicine)
A spot denuded of skin, mucous membrane, or superficial epithelium by rubbing or scraping.

abrasion

A surface discontinuity caused by roughening or scratching.
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In the second part of this study on abrasion resistance, we varied the mix method.
To protect against this type of abrasion, spend more upfront and purchase equipment made of wear-resistant material (such as Martensitic steel) or purchase lower-grade Austinetic alloy and accept a higher wear rate.
From a distance, gunshots produce a round or elliptical perforation with an abrasion collar (the gyrating bullet abrades the inverted skin).
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Harold Jackson reported in a study of patients with corneal abrasions published in 1960 that there was no difference in healing between eyes that were patched and eyes that were left unpatched.
Investigators established very useful correlations between Los Angeles abrasions (LAA) and uniaxial compressive strength (Shakoor and Brown, 1996; Kahraman and Fener, 2007; Kahraman et al, 2010 and Ozcelik, 2011) predicted Los Angeles abrasion of rocks from some physical and mechanical properties and reported correlation between LAA and some physical properties of rocks.
Infections may cause light sensitivity as well, but not as severe as an abrasion.
prior to the late 1990s) consistently reported an increase in the number of abrasion injuries on artificial turf compared with natural grass.
This result confirmed Aria as level 4 for abrasion resistance - the maximum that can be achieved in accordance with EN 388:2003.