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abrasion

noun [U]  us   /əˈbreɪ·ʒən/
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 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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