abrasion - definitions and synonyms

abrasion noun

  1. English Meaning: 

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

    Synonyms:

    excoriation / scrape / scratch
  2. English Meaning: 

    : erosion by friction

    Synonyms:

    attrition / corrasion / detrition
  3. English Meaning: 

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

    Synonyms:

    attrition / detrition / grinding