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abrasion (corrasion) The erosive (see EROSION) action that occurs when rock particles of varying size are dragged over or hurled against a surface. Some common agents of abrasion are the bed load of streams, rock debris embedded in the bases of glaciers, and sand and shingle transported by wind or waves.

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abrasion

abrasion(corrasion) The erosive (see erosion) action that occurs when rock particles of varying sizes are dragged over or hurled against a surface. Some common agents of abrasion are the bed load of streams, rock debris embedded in the bases of glaciers, and sand and shingle transported by wind or waves.

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abrasion

a·bra·sion / əˈbrāzhən/ • n. the process of scraping or wearing away: the metal is resistant to abrasion. ∎  an area damaged by scraping or wearing away: there were cuts and abrasions to the lips and jaw.

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abrasion

abrasion (ă-bray-zhŏn) n. a minor wound in which the surface of the skin or a mucous membrane is worn away by rubbing or scraping.

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