Abrasion (disambiguation) facts for kids
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Abrasion may mean one of the following:
- Abrasion (geology) (corrsion), mechanical scraping of a rock surface by friction between rocks and moving particles during their transport in wind, glacier, waves, gravity or running water.
- Abrasion (medical), damage to the skin, generally not deeper than the epidermis
- Abrasion (dental), the loss of tooth structure by mechanical forces from a foreign element
- Abrasion (materials science), abrasive wear is the erosion of material from a solid surface by the action of another solid.
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