Abrasion

All possible synonyms of the word Abrasion as well as its hypernyms, hyponyms, antonyms, derivations, entailments, meronyms, pertainyms, domain members, similar words, verb groups, and so on...

Grinding, abrasion, attrition, detrition

Definition

  • the wearing down of rock particles by friction due to water or wind or ice

Synonyms

  • grinding
  • abrasion
  • attrition
  • detrition

Hypernyms

  • friction, rubbing: the resistance encountered when one body is moved in contact with another

Abrasion, attrition, corrasion, detrition

Definition

  • erosion by friction

Synonyms

  • abrasion
  • attrition
  • corrasion
  • detrition

Hypernyms

  • erosion, eroding, eating away, wearing, wearing away: (geology) the mechanical process of wearing or grinding something down (as by particles washing over it)

Abrasion, scratch, scrape, excoriation

Definition

  • an abraded area where the skin is torn or worn off

Synonyms

  • abrasion
  • scratch
  • scrape
  • excoriation

Hypernyms

  • wound, lesion: an injury to living tissue (especially an injury involving a cut or break in the skin)

Hyponyms

  • graze: a superficial abrasion
  • rope burn: abrasion (usually on the hands) caused by friction from a rope

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