nonabrasive

adjective
non·​abra·​sive | \ ˌnän-ə-ˈbrā-siv How to pronounce nonabrasive (audio) , -ziv \

Definition of nonabrasive

: not abrasive a nonabrasive cloth nonabrasive liquid detergent

Examples of nonabrasive in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The next day, pour out the mixture and rub the inside with a nonabrasive scrubbing pad to be certain that everything is dissolved. Washington Post, 23 Nov. 2021 The soft, nonabrasive cloth square is embossed with the Apple logo and compatible with most products, including Android devices. Dan Patterson, CBS News, 19 Oct. 2021 Scrub away buildup with a nonabrasive sponge and wash in hot, soapy water. Jessica Bennett, Better Homes & Gardens, 5 Oct. 2021 The months of grease and grime came off easily, and since baking soda is nonabrasive, the paint on my kitchen cabinets remained intact. Washington Post, 25 Apr. 2021 Make a paste of baking soda and water to clean the doors with a nonabrasive sponge. oregonlive, 25 Mar. 2021 Scrub your new pan with a nonabrasive scrub pad under warm, soapy water and dry it very thoroughly with a paper towel or a soft lint-free cloth. Laura Duerr, chicagotribune.com, 17 Mar. 2021 Gently scrub with a soft-bristle brush or a nonabrasive scrubbing pad. Washington Post, 30 Nov. 2020 Then scrub or wipe vigorously with a nonabrasive pad or cloth, and rinse. Washington Post, 16 Nov. 2020 See More

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First Known Use of nonabrasive

1897, in the meaning defined above

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“Nonabrasive.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nonabrasive. Accessed 6 Jul. 2022.

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