English to Afrikaans Meaning :: abrasive

Abrasive :
skuur
- skuurskuurabrasivelyabrasivenessskuurnonabrasive
 
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Noun(1) a substance that abrades or wears down
Adjective(1) causing abrasion(2) sharply disagreeable; rigorous

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(1) Oilier complexions have larger sebaceous glands, making the skin thicker and better able to tolerate a more abrasive scrub.(2) It was white, and pearly looking, but abrasive , as she found when she touched it.(3) They are impatient with people and can be abrasive .(4) A ring of abrasive material such as eggshells, sand, wood shavings, diatomaceous earth, hair or ash can be placed around susceptible plants.(5) Even so I seemed at every point of contact to be surrounded by abrasive people intent on disturbing my peace, my comfort, and my equable nature.(6) He/she doesn't debate the facts or the issues he/she is just sarcastic and abrasive with no real contribution to the conversation.(7) Additionally, chomping on naturally abrasive foods massages gums and cleans between teeth.(8) I not proud of it but I can be as abusive, as abrasive and as hurtful as the next imperfect being on life's assembly line.(9) Next, an abrasive water jet cuts the metal projectile body in two places to enable removal of the aluminum explosive casing.(10) On the other hand, an amateur can accomplish the same end with only his hands, using nothing more than files, stones, abrasive papers, possibly a Dremel tool, and time.(11) She's pushy, arrogant, obnoxious, unbelievably abrasive , and not nearly as cute as she thinks she is.(12) The younger woman is constantly worn down by the older woman's negativity, Mag's abrasive personality pushing her to increasingly desperate little acts of rebellion.(13) The woman known for her sharp intellect and her incisive, sometimes abrasive , interviewing style had severe verbal difficulties after the accident.(14) The young man's head was bandaged, disabling all of the most primal senses, save touch which now burned beneath the abrasive tethers on his wrists.(15) In the new method, the brand-name abrasive substance - Carborundum - is used to roughen the surface of the plate from which a mezzotint print is made.(16) It is abrasive to the skin and may provoke allergic reactions.
Related Words
(1) abrasive paper ::
skuur papier
(2) abrasive wheel ::
skuur wiel
(3) abrasive wear ::
skuur dra
(4) abrasive cloth ::
skuur doek
Synonyms
Adjective
1. corrosive ::
bytende
2. caustic ::
bytende
3. scratchy ::
krapperig
4. harsh ::
harde
Noun
5. abradant ::
abradant
Different Forms
abrasive, abrasively, abrasiveness, abrasives, nonabrasive
English to Afrikaans Dictionary: abrasive

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