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dɪˈtrɪʃ ənde·tri·tion

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  1. abrasion, attrition, corrasion, detritionnoun

    erosion by friction

    Synonyms:
    excoriation, corrasion, contriteness, rubbing, contrition, scratch, attrition, friction, abrasion, scrape, grinding

  2. grinding, abrasion, attrition, detritionnoun

    the wearing down of rock particles by friction due to water or wind or ice

    Synonyms:
    excoriation, corrasion, contriteness, rubbing, contrition, scratch, attrition, friction, abrasion, scrape, grinding

  3. friction, detrition, rubbingnoun

    effort expended in moving one object over another with pressure

    Synonyms:
    corrasion, abrasion, rubbing, attrition, friction, clash, grinding

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