Thesaurus / abrasive

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That dust is so abrasive, in fact, that it can damage equipment.

Canberra’s policy approach was too abrasive to gather allies, however, so the government pivoted instead to support a softer resolution brought by the EU to the World Health Authority, which governs the WHO.

Do not discard the sandpaper stick or pencil sharpener used by a draftsman just because all the abrasive sheets have been removed.

Saleratus Bill had carefully removed every abrasive possibility in the two rooms.

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It has an extensive use as an abrasive for grinding and polishing.

And in the potholes scooped by its whirling waters we recognise the abrasive action of the suspended sand upon the river bed.

The abrasive trade in general uses low-silica high-iron bauxites.

Feldspar as an abrasive is used mainly in scouring soaps and window-wash.

Care must be taken to so distribute the abrasive material as to grind mostly on the places where the plug fits tightly.

No doubt its only use was as an abrasive, after being pounded fine.

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