Examples of abrade in a Sentence
ropes abraded by the rocks were a huge danger to the climbers
the prisoner's manacles abraded his wrists and ankles until they bled
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Still, that box must contain gadgetry that would be the envy of 007 - fadeaways abrading opposing hopes like a sander, twisting layups augering through the defense, dunks slamming like hammers.
Nearly two dozen of the photographs in the exhibition are vintage prints; another 58 are newly printed from negatives abraded and speckled by time.
In stonewashing, the stones organically abrade the fabric to further loosen the weave and increase overall flexibility and softness.
The authors proposed that Ganlea (as well as the other amphipithecids) often fed on hard seeds and nuts that abraded the canines of these primates.
Use firm but gentle pressure, being careful not to abrade or snag the yarn.
However, really wallop it, especially with a hard or sharp object, and the plastic will abrade, cut or tear.
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ABRADE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of abrade for English Language Learners
: to damage (something) by rubbing, grinding, or scraping
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