Examples of abrasion in a Sentence
abrasion of rocks by wind and water
walked away from the auto accident with only minor abrasions
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Per the report, Connolly had abrasions on his lower stomach and forearm and caused gashes to his wrists while attempting to break away from the handcuffs that secured him to a bed in the hospital.
The man was uncooperative with police and suffered an abrasion to his forehead after banging his head against the protective glass in the cruiser.
The abrasions associated with Alabama Rot look similar to ulcers or burns, and may cause swelling.
The other boy’s injuries included fractured vertebrae and abrasions, according to the lawsuit.
One of those victims was transported to a hospital for treatment of abrasions.
These abrasions—no matter how tiny—can leave your delicate genital tissues feeling inflamed, irritated, and uncomfortable.
Lauren subsequently had to be taken to the hospital to be treated for abrasions and whiplash.
Hud Mellencamp told police he was struck by an unknown man, and police said the older brother had an abrasion on the left side of his neck and a small cut on the right side of his nose.
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ABRASION Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of abrasion for English Language Learners
: an injury caused by something that rubs or scrapes against the skin
: the act or process of damaging or wearing away something by rubbing, grinding, or scraping
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