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  • adj. Not abrasive.


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non- +‎ abrasive


  • Special nonabrasive dirt had to be ordered to backfill the propane tank and the electric lines.

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  • On the other hand, many folks have had good luck removing surface dirt with nonabrasive ground eraser bits.

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  • Remove and clean range knobs and control panels with a nonabrasive household cleaner.

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  • It is also easy to maintain with a nonabrasive cleaner and a cloth.

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  • He and his studio gang talk about race, to be sure, but with nonabrasive humor and upbeat music.

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  • Use only nonabrasive all-purpose bathroom cleaners on it.


  • Most powdered cleansers are milder now than they were years ago, and several have come out in different formulae—nonabrasive, gently abrasive, and strongly abrasive—so look carefully at the label so you can be sure to buy the kind of formula that suits your purpose.


  • Use any neutral, or near-neutral, non-acidic, nonabrasive or low-abrasive detergent or cleanser to wash tile floors or clean tile counters or walls—or use a special tile-cleaning product.


  • The exteriors of washers and dryers are usually made of baked enamel, which scratches easily but readily wipes clean with a cloth dampened in a solution of mild detergent and water or any mild, nonabrasive all-purpose household cleaner.


  • Use a nonabrasive scrubber such as a nylon mesh pad when you have to.



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