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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He was sidelined in a home game against the Los Angeles Lakers on Dec. 7 with a left-eye laceration and a right-eye corneal abrasion.
Police said that McGuire had minor abrasions after the altercation.
During the police investigation, a doctor found the girl had bruises, abrasions and other signs that she had been abused and deprived of proper medical treatment and food, WSB-TV2 wrote.
Climbers and mountaineers should look for hoods that fit under helmets and reinforced nylon or soft-shell sections to prevent abrasion from harnesses or backpacks.
Anderson sustained abrasions and light cuts around his eye, which was swollen shut and a deep red color after the attacks.
The document, obtained by the Orange County Register, alleges the friend had small scratches and abrasions on his hands two days later, when investigators returned to speak with him at the park.
Many were abrasions from direct skin contact on slides and many were broken feet, ankles and legs from wearing the wrong shoes.
The woman suffered a minor abrasion and did not require medical attention, police said.
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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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