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Definition of 'abrasion'

Noun

  1. an abraded area where the skin is torn or worn off
       Synonyms: scratch scrape excoriation
  2. erosion by friction
       Synonyms: attrition corrasion detrition
  3. the wearing down of rock particles by friction due to water or wind or ice
       Synonyms: grinding attrition detrition


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