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Noun abrasion has 3 senses
- abrasion, scratch, scrape, excoriation - an abraded area where the skin is torn or worn off
--1 is a kind of wound, lesion
--1 has particulars: graze; rope burn
- abrasion, attrition, corrasion, detrition - erosion by friction
--2 is a kind of erosion, eroding, eating away, wearing, wearing away
- grinding, abrasion, attrition, detrition - the wearing down of rock particles by friction due to water or wind or ice
--3 is a kind of friction, rubbing