abradant

Definitions of abradant
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n a substance that abrades or wears down

Synonyms:
abrasive, abrasive material
Types:
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carborundum
an abrasive composed of silicon carbide crystals
steel wool, wire wool
a mass of woven steel fibers used as an abrasive
emery cloth
cloth covered with powdered emery
emery paper, sandpaper
stiff paper coated with powdered emery or sand
Type of:
material, stuff
the tangible substance that goes into the makeup of a physical object

n a tool or machine used for wearing down or smoothing or polishing

Synonyms:
abrader
Types:
abrading stone
a primitive stone artifact (usually made of sandstone) used as an abrader
steel-wool pad
abrader consisting of a pad of steel wool used for polishing or smoothing
Type of:
tool
an implement used in the practice of a vocation

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