abrasion
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abrasion(
uh
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brey
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zhuhn
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (process of wearing down through friction)
a. la abrasión
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The coating resists abrasion and increases the life of the part.El revestimiento es resistente a la abrasión y alarga la vida de la pieza.
2. (medicine)
a. la abrasión
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The cyclist suffered abrasions on his arm and shoulder.El ciclista sufrió abrasiones en el brazo y el hombro.
b. la excoriación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
The accident left the boy with abrasions on his right foot.El accidente dejó al niño con excoriaciones en el pie derecho.
c. la raspadura
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
The nurse gave me a cream for abrasions and small cuts.La enfermera me dio una crema para raspaduras y pequeños cortes.
3. (geology)
a. la abrasión
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
You can see the effects of abrasion on the riverbed.Se puede apreciar los efectos de la abrasión en el lecho del río.
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abrasion
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (on skin)
a. la abrasión
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
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abrasion [əˈbreɪʒən]
noun
(act, injury) abrasión (f); escoriación (f)
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abrasión
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abrasión(
ah
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brah
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syohn
)
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (process of wearing down through friction)
a. abrasion
La abrasión gastó la suela de goma del calzado.The rubber sole of the shoe was worn out by abrasion.
2. (medicine)
a. abrasion
La piel fue sometida a abrasión y quemaduras.The skin was subject to abrasion and burns.
b. graze
¿Por qué tienes los codos llenos de abrasiones?Why are your elbows covered in grazes?
3. (geology)
a. abrasion
La abrasión alisó la superficie de las rocas.The abrasion made the surface of the rocks smooth.
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abrasión
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (fricción)
a. abrasion
2. (medicine)
a. abrasion
3. (por agente corrosivo)
a. burn
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abrasión
(erosión) abrasion; (Med) graze;
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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