abrase


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Verb1.Abrase - wear awayabrase - wear away        
excoriate, chafe - tear or wear off the skin or make sore by abrading; "This leash chafes the dog's neck"
wear away, wear off - diminish, as by friction; "Erosion wore away the surface"
rasp - scrape with a rasp
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With the construction of 62 new shopping centres expected until 2016 according to ABRASE - Associacao Brasileira de Shopping Centres (Brazilian Association of Shopping Centres)...
Meme si ce fossile est fortement abrase, il n'en reste pas moins qu'il represente un point de donnee biogeographique interessant.