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abrasion

noun uk   us   /əˈbreɪ.ʒən/ specialized
[U] geology, engineering the process of rubbing away the surface of something: There seems to have been some abrasion of the surface. [C] medical a place where the surface of something, such as skin, has been rubbed away: She had a small abrasion on her knee.
Translations of “abrasion”
in Vietnamese chỗ trầy da…
in Spanish abrasión…
in Thai รอยถลอก…
in Malaysian melecet…
in French écorchure…
in German die Abschürfung…
in Chinese (Traditional) 磨損,磨耗, 擦傷, (皮膚)擦傷處…
in Indonesian lecet…
in Chinese (Simplified) 磨损,磨耗, 擦伤, (皮肤)擦伤处…
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