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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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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In addition to the above parameters, some comprehensive parameters such as formation drillability and abrasiveness also need to be considered because these parameters can provide some important information sources about ROP prediction that cannot be described by conventional drilling data.
The mass of the insert is accordingly measured before and after the test and the abrasiveness is stated as the ratio of loss of mass to initial mass in ten- thousandths (AFTES 1982).
(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.
Known for his tenacity, intelligence, charm and, at times, abrasiveness, Holbrooke held some of the most important jobs in US diplomacy, including assistant secretary of state for East Asian and Pacific affairs and European and Canadian affairs.
Finally abrasiveness was determined following the procedure described by Neubold et al.
As no study on the abrasiveness of acidic dentifrices has been conducted so far, the purpose of the present work was to evaluate the in vitro abrasiveness of acidic (pH 4.5) dentifrices on bovine enamel, compared to neutral ones (pH 7.0).
Even the abrasiveness of the rock can vary from one point to another just a few kilometres away, further complicating the predictability of results.
The time span between liner replacements on food extruders varies depending on processing conditions such as the abrasiveness of the product, throughput and torque, but can be annual.
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. He did battle with many, including officials of the Fox theater who he said wanted to keep out competition.