Entry from British & World English dictionary
(Of a surface or material) not easily damaged by friction or use: a layer of wear-resistant rubber matting wear-resistant carbide blades
More example sentences
- The metallic plating was either nickel or chromium which presented a hard, wear-resistant surface capable of being highly polished.
- A tip made of wear-resistant material is suited for use with abrasive resins.
- Movement is fine tuned, and each leg is fitted with a wear-resistant sole.
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