a tool or machine used for wearing down or smoothing or polishing
Syn: ↑abradant
Derivationally related forms: ↑abrade (for: ↑abradant), ↑abrade
Hypernyms: ↑tool
Hyponyms: ↑abrading stone, ↑steel-wool pad

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • steel-wool pad — noun abrader consisting of a pad of steel wool used for polishing or smoothing • Hypernyms: ↑abrader, ↑abradant …   Useful english dictionary

  • abrade — verb (abraded; abrading) Etymology: Latin abradere to scrape off, from ab + radere to scrape more at rodent Date: 1677 transitive verb 1. a. to rub or wear away especially by friction ; erode …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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