abrasiveness


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a·bra·sive

 (ə-brā′sĭv, -zĭv)
adj.
1. Causing abrasion: scratched the stovetop with an abrasive cleanser.
2. Harsh and rough in manner: an unpleasant, abrasive personality.
n.
A substance that abrades.

a·bra′sive·ly adv.
a·bra′sive·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.abrasiveness - the roughness of a substance that causes abrasionsabrasiveness - the roughness of a substance that causes abrasions
raggedness, roughness - a texture of a surface or edge that is not smooth but is irregular and uneven
2.abrasiveness - the quality of being sharply disagreeableabrasiveness - the quality of being sharply disagreeable
disagreeableness - the quality of being disagreeable and unpleasant
Translations

abrasiveness

[əˈbreɪsɪvnɪs] N
1. [of surface, substance] → lo abrasivo
2. (fig) [of person, tone] → torpeza f, desabrimiento m

abrasiveness

n
(of cleanser)Schärfe f; (of surface)Rauheit f
(fig) (of person)Aggressivität f; (of voice)Schärfe f; (of criticism)Harschheit f
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