Translation of abrade in Spanish:

abrade

Pronunciation: /əˈbreɪd/

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • [formal] [rock] erosionar; [metal] corroer*, carcomer; [skin] escoriar
    More example sentences
    • She stayed longer than usual in the shower, wishing for the rushing hot needles of water to abrade her skin and erode the still-vivid impressions of his touch.
    • Split skin grafting is another technique in which the white patch is covered by skin after it is abraded.
    • Communal life can abrade some of the rough edges of a person, the monks agreed, but in communal living you also learn surprising things about yourself.

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