Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An abrasive.
  • adj. Abrasive.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A material used for grinding, as emery, sand, powdered glass, etc.; an abrasive.
  • adj. Tending to abrade; causing irritation; abrasive.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A material used for grinding, as emery, sand, powdered glass, etc.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Abrading; having the property or quality of scraping.
  • n. A material used for grinding, such as emery, sand, powdered glass, etc.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a tool or machine used for wearing down or smoothing or polishing
  • n. a substance that abrades or wears down

Etymologies

abrade +‎ -ant (Wiktionary)

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