Abrasive synonyms and antonyms

ə-brā'sĭv, -zĭv

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a substance that abrades or wears down
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Comparative form of smooth: more smooth
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Unpleasantly coarse and rough to the touch:
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Harsh and irritating:
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A material used for grinding, as emery, sand, powdered glass, etc.; an abrasive.
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A siliceous limestone decomposed to a friable state, used for polishing metals
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A brownish-red oxide of iron, obtained by heating ferrous sulfate: it is used as a pigment, polishing agent, etc.
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Not polished; uncut; said of a gem.
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Consisting of large particles; not fine in texture:
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The definition of pleasant is someone or something that is agreeable, enjoyable or likable.
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(Not comparable) That is used for cutting.
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Giving pleasure; pleasant; agreeable; gratifying
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Having a fine texture:
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Not stern; lenient:
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Of or pertaining to the act or sound of grinding.
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Causing abrasion
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Causing abrasion
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Resembling sandpaper.
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Abrasive; tending to annoy
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Designating or of the curved radial surface, or a plane curve in this surface, formed by the reflection or refraction of rays from a curved solid surface
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A device for making things sharp
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A person who cuts or whose work is cutting; specif., a person whose work is cutting to patterns the sections that form a garment
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A kitchen gadget for processing coffee, herbs etc. into small or powdered pieces
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A millstone.
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A person who makes something smooth or shiny.
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One that grates, as an implement with sharp-edged slits and perforations on which to grate foods.
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The sound made by this tool when used, or any similar sound.
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(Computers) A collection of data or program records stored as a unit with a single name.
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Either of a pair of large, flat, round stones between which grain or other substances are ground
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A device that spreads sand on roads.
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A hard, fine-grained stone for honing tools.
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(North Wisconsin, uncountable) Evergreen boughs, especially balsam, locally cut and baled for export, usually for use in wreathmaking.
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Irritating; vexing; bothersome
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That provokes; esp., annoying or vexing
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Alternative spelling of likable.
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Find another word for abrasive. In this page you can discover 46 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for abrasive, like: abrasive material, smoother, harsh, scratchy, abradant, rottenstone, colcothar, rough, coarse, irritating and sandpaper.