from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Any tool or machine used for abrading; a file, emery-wheel, grinding-, sandpapering-, or depolishing-machine.

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  • noun archaeology A primitive artifact made of sandstone used for smoothing, sharpening, or shaping.

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  • noun a tool or machine used for wearing down or smoothing or polishing


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abrade +‎ -er


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  • With the abrader plugged in to another bot, a Braklef

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  • The abrader attachment came free and she pulled it out.

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  • In the process, the diamond-tipped abrader removes dead skin.

  • Her u-shadow began to run diagnostic checks on them while she tried to detach the abrader mat from the 8038’s foam-clogged multi-socket.

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  • Ceiling poles normally were seated in the wall masonry a couple inches but beams continued all the way through, their ends cut to a previously incised line, smoothed by a sandstone abrader and mudded over when the wall was plastered (pls.

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