any variation or change, typically striation, in the different dyes of an oriental rug as it ages.
any material or substance used for grinding, polishing, etc., as emery, pumice, or sandpaper. tending to ; causing ; . tending to annoy or cause ill will; overly aggressive: an abrasive personality. noun a substance or material such as sandpaper, pumice, or emery, used for cleaning, grinding, smoothing, or polishing adjective causing abrasion; grating; rough […]
any material or substance used for grinding, polishing, etc., as emery, pumice, or sandpaper. tending to ; causing ; . tending to annoy or cause ill will; overly aggressive: an abrasive personality. contemporary examples when in disagreement, scalia became known for the “abrasiveness of his attacks against opponents.” the outside game of justice scalia, a […]
noun the act or process of abrasion examples happily some cracks, abrasures of the soil, and other irregularities, served the place of steps; and we descended slowly; allowing our heavy luggage to slip. word origin by 1820 historical examples he did not feel the torn skin on face and hands, nor know that a fresh […]
an embrace, used in greeting someone. noun a hug or embrace upon greeting or parting, esp. in spain and latin america examples the abrazo given as a greeting or sign of affection devoid of s-xual overtures. word origin spanish term
to remove by . verb (transitive) (psycho-n-l) to alleviate (emotional tension) through abreaction abreact ab·re·act (āb’rē-ākt’) v. ab·re·act·ed, ab·re·act·ing, ab·re·acts to release repressed emotions by acting out the situation causing the conflict, as in words, behavior, or the imagination. ab’re·ac’tion n.