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abrasion

noun [U]  /əˈbreɪ·ʒən/ us  
earth science the gradual rubbing away of the surface of rock, for example, by other rock, water, or a glacier (= large moving mass of ice)
Translations of “abrasion”
in Spanish abrasión…
in French écorchure…
in German die Abschürfung…
in Chinese (Traditional) 磨損,磨耗, 擦傷, (皮膚)擦傷處…
in Chinese (Simplified) 磨损,磨耗, 擦伤, (皮肤)擦伤处…
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