Deutsch: Abrasion / Français: Abrasion - Abrasion / Italiano: Abrasione - Abrasione

The term abrasion may refer to the following:

  • the act or process of damaging or wearing away (the surface of) an object by means of friction
  • a dermatological term for a type of (superficial) wound in which only the epidermis shows signs of or is damaged
  • a dental term for damage done to parts of the tooth, usually the enamel, caused by objects rubbing and/or scraping against the teeth
  • a geological term for a type of mechanical weathering caused by various factors, including but not limited to waves, wind and erosion
  • abrasion coast (or cliffed coast), a type of coastline or seashore wherein the waves from the adjacent body of water have eroded the land and formed cliffs

You have no rights to post comments

Related Articles

Groin ■■■■■■
In human anatomy, the groin (the adjective is inguinal, as in inguinal canal) areas are the two creases . . . Read More
Friction ■■■■■■
Friction is the force resisting the relative motion of solid surfaces, fluid layers, and material elements . . . Read More
Sediment at■■■■■■
Sediment is a naturally occurring material that is broken down by processes of weathering and erosion, . . . Read More
Damage ■■■■■
- In the industrial and industry context, "damage" refers to any physical or functional harm or destruction . . . Read More
Sound ■■■■■
Sound is a mechanical wave that is an oscillation of pressure transmitted through some medium (like air . . . Read More
Foundation ■■■■■
Foundation: ; - In the industrial context, the term "foundation" can refer to a base or support structure . . . Read More
Sewing ■■■■■
Sewing is the craft of fastening or attaching objects using stitches made with a needle and thread. Sewing . . . Read More
Edge ■■■■■
In the industrial and industry context, "edge" can refer to various physical features or edges of materials, . . . Read More
Grease ■■■■■
- In an industrial or manufacturing context, "grease" refers to a type of lubricant used to reduce friction . . . Read More
Enamel ■■■■■
Enamel may refer to Tooth enamel, the hard mineralized surface of teeth or the vitreous enamel, a smooth, . . . Read More