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|Noun||1.||abradant - a substance that abrades or wears down|
material, stuff - the tangible substance that goes into the makeup of a physical object; "coal is a hard black material"; "wheat is the stuff they use to make bread"
carborundum - an abrasive composed of silicon carbide crystals
emery cloth - cloth covered with powdered emery
|2.||abradant - a tool or machine used for wearing down or smoothing or polishing|
abrading stone - a primitive stone artifact (usually made of sandstone) used as an abrader
steel-wool pad - abrader consisting of a pad of steel wool used for polishing or smoothing
tool - an implement used in the practice of a vocation
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