Definition of Abrading

1. Verb. (present participle of abrade) ¹



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Definition of Abrading

1. abrade [v] - See also: abrade

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Abrading

abracadabra
abracadabras
abrachias
abradable
abradant
abradants
abraded
abrader
abraders
abrades
abrading (current term)
abrading stone
abradingly
abraid
abraided
abraiding
abraids
abram
abram-man
abrams
abranchial
abranchialism
abranchialisms
abranchiata
abranchiate

Literary usage of Abrading

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1. Report of the Annual Meeting (1870)
"... in Northern India, as affected by the abrading and Transporting ... At the last Meeting of this Association the author drew attention to the " abrading ..."

2. The Annual of Scientific Discovery, Or, Year-book of Facts in Science and Art by David Ames Wells, Charles Robert Cross, John Trowbridge, Samuel Kneeland, George Bliss (1852)
"... which the abrading forces acted, at least indicate that they existed, and operated with the same effect, and doubtless under the same circumstances, ..."

3. Handbook of Aboriginal American Antiquities by William Henry Holmes (1919)
"abrading PROCESSES THE abrading processes, as employed in stone-shaping by primitive peoples, are very generally supplementary to fracturing and crumbling. ..."

4. Elements of Geology; Or, The Ancient Changes of the Earth and Its by Charles Lyell (1866)
"Geographical distribution, form, and characters of glacial drift—Fundamental rocks, polished, grooved, and scratched—abrading and ..."

5. Irrigation Canals and Other Irrigation Works: Including the Flow of Water in by Patrick John Flynn (1892)
"abrading and Transporting Power of Water. Professor J. LeConte, in his " Elements of Geology," states:— " The ..."

6. The American Indian: An Introduction to the Anthropology of the New World by Clark Wissler (1922)
"17- Pebbles Showing the Process of abrading, or Pecking. Boas. 1909, 1 necessary processes, which, in the main, agree with those observed among living ..."

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