Producing abrasion.


Producing abrasion.

a substance that abrades or wears down

Adjective S.
sharply disagreeable; rigorous; "the harsh facts of court delays"; "an abrasive character"

Adjective S.
causing abrasion

Producing abrasion.


Ab*ra"sive , a. Producing abrasion. Ure.

Abraum or Abraum salts

A*braum" or A*braum" salts
, n. [Ger., fr. abr'84umen to remove.] A red ocher used to darken mahogany and for making chloride of potassium.

Producing abrasion.


Usage Examples

Change means movement. Movement means friction. Only in the frictionless vacuum of a nonexistent abstract world can movement or change occur without that abrasive friction of conflict.

I really subscribe to that old adage that you should never let the audience get ahead of you for a second. So if the film's abrasive and wrongfoots people then, y'know, that's great. But I hope it involves an audience.

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Other Usage Examples

I often begin movies with music in my head it's a very important dimension to me. Not just the music itself, but how to use music in film: when and how and subtlety. I don't like to be too sweet in my stories, and I like the abrasive clang, the contrasting of sounds and cultures.

In the beginning, New York and I had kind of a love-hate relationship. It seemed so abrasive compared to Europe. But the transformation here in recent years is really something. I don't think I would have seen as much change if I'd lived in any other city in the world.


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