anti-wear

adjective
an·​ti-wear | \ ˌan-tē-ˈwer How to pronounce anti-wear (audio) , ˌan-tī- \
variants: or antiwear

Definition of anti-wear

: serving or intended to prevent wear due to use motor oils with anti-wear additives

First Known Use of anti-wear

1897, in the meaning defined above

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“Anti-wear.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anti-wear. Accessed 1 Mar. 2021.

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