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air|bra|sive
air|bra|sive «AIR BRAY sihv», adjective.
that cleans, smooths, or cuts by the action of abrasive particles propelled at high speeds by compressed air from a nozzle: »

an airbrasive drill.

[< air + (a)brasive]

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  • a|bra|sive — «uh BRAY sihv, zihv», noun, adjective. –n. a substance used for smoothing, polishing, grinding, or sharpening: »Sandpaper, pumice, and emery are abrasives. –adj. 1. wearing away by rubbing; causing abrasion. 2. harsh; rough: »an abrasive voice.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • a|bra´sive|ness — a|bra|sive «uh BRAY sihv, zihv», noun, adjective. –n. a substance used for smoothing, polishing, grinding, or sharpening: »Sandpaper, pumice, and emery are abrasives. –adj. 1. wearing away by rubbing; causing abrasion. 2. harsh; rough: »an… …   Useful english dictionary

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