Definition of Abradant

1. Noun. A substance that abrades or wears down.

Exact synonyms: Abrasive, Abrasive Material
Generic synonyms: Material, Stuff
Specialized synonyms: Carborundum, Steel Wool, Wire Wool, Emery Cloth, Emery Paper, Sandpaper
Derivative terms: Abrade, Abrasive



2. Noun. A tool or machine used for wearing down or smoothing or polishing.
Exact synonyms: Abrader
Specialized synonyms: Abrading Stone, Steel-wool Pad
Generic synonyms: Tool
Derivative terms: Abrade, Abrade, Abrade

Definition of Abradant

1. n. A material used for grinding, as emery, sand, powdered glass, etc.

Definition of Abradant

1. Noun. A material used for grinding, as emery, sand, powdered glass, etc.; abrasive. ¹

2. Adjective. tending to abrade; causing irritation; abrasive. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Abradant

1. an abrasive [n -S] - See also: abrasive

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Abradant

abovestairs
abovestated
abowt
abox
abozzo
abporal
abr.
abra-cadabra
abracadabra
abracadabras
abrachias
abradable
abradant (current term)
abradants
abraded
abrader
abraders
abrades
abrading
abrading stone
abradingly
abraid
abraided
abraiding
abraids

Literary usage of Abradant

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1. A Manual of Dental Prosthetics by George Henry Wilson (1920)
"The abradant, saturated with water to the consistency of soft mud, ... The buffer engages a small amount of the abradant and carries it over the surface of ..."

2. Putnam's Word Book: A Practical Aid in Expressing Ideas Through the Use of by Louis Andrew Flemming (1919)
"... n. grinding, pulverization; (Slang) drudgery; (Slang) dig. grinder, n. abradant. grinding, n. pulverization, trituration, crushing, levi« gation. ..."

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