abrasive ground

abrasive ground

[ə′brās·əv ′grau̇nd]
(geology)
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
The knife edge loaded with the pigment is plastered onto the canvas in as short abrupt stroke to build a tough abrasive ground. These textural nuances are international as technique plays a major role in his painterly expression.
Additionally, the abrasive ground materials and water conditions made tool replacement a significant challenge for the operators.