Definition of Abrasives

1. Noun. (plural of abrasive) ¹



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Definition of Abrasives

1. abrasive [n] - See also: abrasive

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Abrasives

abrasiometer
abrasiometers
abrasion platform
abrasion platforms
abrasions
abrasive
abrasive disc
abrasive material
abrasive media
abrasive paper
abrasive strip
abrasively
abrasiveness
abrasivenesses
abrasives (current term)
abrasure
abration
abraum
abraxas
abraxases
abray
abrayed
abraying
abrays
abrazo
abrazos
abreact
abreacted
abreacting

Literary usage of Abrasives

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1. Economic Geology: With Special Reference to the United States by Heinrich Ries (1910)
"Artificial abrasives. — Several artificial abrasives are now much manufactured. ... Production of abrasives. — The value of the abrasives produced in the ..."

2. The Mineral Industry by Richard Pennefather Rothwell (1922)
"abrasives BY J. VOLNEY LEWIS The abrasive industry in common with most other ... NATURAL abrasives No corundum has been produced in either the United States ..."

3. The Economic Aspect of Geology by Charles Kenneth Leith (1921)
"Other important abrasives are emery and corundum, garnet, pumice, diamond dust and ... While all of the various abrasives are represented in these imports, ..."

4. Economic Geology of the United States by Heinrich Ries (1907)
"Artificial abrasives. — Several artificial abrasives are now much manufactured. ... Production of abrasives. — The value of the abrasives produced in the ..."

5. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"A large division of natural grinding material in the form of quartz pebbles may properly be included under abrasives. Formerly imported altogether ..."

6. Machine Shop Practice: A Manual for Apprentices and Journeyman Machinists by William J. Kaup (1914)
"abrasives and the order of their cutting efficiency. Grain and Grade. ... abrasives. Every boy has experienced at one time or another the value of abrasives ..."

7. The Principles of Economic Geology by William Harvey Emmons (1918)
"Some hundreds of analyses of limestones quarried in the United States are recorded by Burchard.2 NATURAL abrasives Many minerals and rocks are used in their ..."

8. Machine Shop Practice: A Study of Conditions for Uses in Trade, Industrial by William J. Kaup (1911)
"abrasives and the order of their cutting efficiency. Grain and Grade. ... abrasives. Every boy has experienced at one time or another the value of abrasives ..."

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