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nonabrasive

Syllabification: non·a·bra·sive
Pronunciation: /ˌnänəˈbrāsiv
 
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Definition of nonabrasive in English:

adjective

Containing no abrasive substances or elements: nonabrasive cleaners
More example sentences
  • Some manufacturers may recommend using a soft, nonabrasive sponge.
  • Remove stains from the outside of aluminum pans with silver polish, or mild, nonabrasive cleaner.
  • Participants are asked to wash their hands with a nonabrasive soap prior to having electrodes attached.

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