abrasives

[ uh-brey-siv, -ziv ]SEE DEFINITION OF abrasives
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Bauxite is exported to Canadian makers of aluminum and abrasives.

For the large number of abrasives produced from silica, outside of flint pebbles, domestic sources of production are ample.

Chert or flint constitutes grinding pebbles and tube-mill linings, and is also ground up for abrasives.