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Noun attrition has 5 senses
  1. abrasion, attrition, corrasion, detrition - erosion by friction
    --1 is a kind of erosion, eroding, eating away, wearing, wearing away
  2. grinding, abrasion, attrition, detrition - the wearing down of rock particles by friction due to water or wind or ice
    --2 is a kind of friction, rubbing
  3. attrition, contrition, contriteness - sorrow for sin arising from fear of damnation
    --3 is a kind of sorrow, regret, rue, ruefulness
  4. attrition - a wearing down to weaken or destroy; "a war of attrition"
    --4 is a kind of
    decrease, lessening, drop-off
  5. attrition - the act of rubbing together; wearing something down by friction
    --5 is a kind of
    friction, detrition, rubbing
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