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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Experts typically hedge against this by printing multiple fingers at once and relying on optical techniques that are more capable of dealing with abrasion.
The boy had abrasions to his head, torso, arms and legs but was responsive when medics checked on him at the scene.
Mis also had abrasions on his hand and a contusion on his knee, according to the police report.
Subsequent pathology examinations found wounds on her neck, scalp and left eye along with abrasions to her nose, chin, abdomen, knees, arms and knuckles, and the death was reclassified as a homicide, prosecutors said.
The boyfriend had several abrasions on his body and is still in the hospital, Higbee said.
According to the report, Smith had numerous abrasions on his forehead, cheek and upper lip.
Cannon later climbed up to the place where the accident occurred to help Prince, who, like himself, was traumatized, and saw rope abrasions on the rock, but could not find any remnant equipment that would indicate a safety-system failure.
The 29-year-old male customer wrestled the AR-15 away from the gunman, and suffered an elbow injury and other abrasions.
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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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