Abraded



to wear off or down by scraping or rubbing.
to scrape off.
Historical Examples

It is as well, however, not to apply it to any abraded surfaces.
Secrets of Wise Men, Chemists and Great Physicians William K. David

The lower eye would, also, have been liable to be abraded by the sandy bottom.
On the Origin of Species Charles Darwin

Here and there, where the bark had cracked or been abraded, hard-skinned blisters had exuded.
The Silent Places Steward Edward White

The skin was abraded; the ankle evidently had been wrenched.
The Young Ranchers Edward S. Ellis

At the anterior extremity of this incision there was a deep, nearly square, abraded surface, about an inch across.
The Life and Public Services of James A. Garfield Emma Elizabeth Brown

When covered with resin-plaster it forms an excellent article for the protection of abraded surfaces.
Cooley’s Cyclopdia of Practical Receipts and Collateral Information in the Arts, Manufactures, Professions, and Trades…, Sixth Edition, Volume I Arnold Cooley

In surgery plain collodion is employed as a dressing for wounds, and as a protection to abraded surfaces.
Cooley’s Cyclopdia of Practical Receipts and Collateral Information in the Arts, Manufactures, Professions, and Trades…, Sixth Edition, Volume I Arnold Cooley

It is commonly sold as a lip-salve and as a healing application to abraded and chapped surfaces generally.
Cooley’s Cyclopdia of Practical Receipts and Collateral Information in the Arts, Manufactures, Professions, and Trades…, Sixth Edition, Volume I Arnold Cooley

Instead of rising to his feet, he sat doggedly up and began chafing his abraded shin.
The Fiend’s Delight Dod Grile

This callus may form upon any cut surface, or even where the bark has been abraded.
American Pomology J. A. Warder

verb
(transitive) to scrape away or wear down by friction; erode
v.

1670s, from Latin abradere “to scrape off” (see abrasion). Related: Abraded; abrading.

abrade a·brade (ə-brād’)
v. a·brad·ed, a·brad·ing, a·brades

To wear away by mechanical action.

To scrape away the surface layer from a part.

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