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abrasive

adjective uk   /əˈbreɪ.sɪv/ us  

abrasive adjective (PERSON)

rude and unfriendly: She has a rather abrasive manner. He can sometimes be abrasive in meetings.

abrasive adjective (CLEANING SUBSTANCE)

An abrasive substance is slightly rough, and often used for cleaning surfaces: an abrasive cleaner/powder/liquid
abrasively
adverb uk   /-li/ us  
abrasiveness
noun [U] uk   /-nəs/ us  

abrasive

noun [C] uk   /əˈbreɪ.sɪv/ us  
a substance used for rubbing away the surface of something, usually to clean it or make it shiny: You'll need a strong abrasive for cleaning this sink.
(Definition of abrasive from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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