Rubbing vs Abrasion - What's the difference?

rubbing | abrasion |


As nouns the difference between rubbing and abrasion

is that rubbing is an impression of an embossed or incised surface made by placing a piece of paper over it and rubbing with graphite, crayon or other coloring agent while abrasion is abrasion.

As a verb rubbing

is .

rubbing

Noun

(en noun)
  • An impression of an embossed or incised surface made by placing a piece of paper over it and rubbing with graphite, crayon or other coloring agent.
  • Verb

    (head)
  • abrasion

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • The act of abrading, wearing, or rubbing off; the wearing away by friction.
  • (obsolete) The substance thus rubbed off; debris.
  • (geology) The effect of mechanical erosion of rock, especially a river bed, by rock fragments scratching and scraping it.
  • An abraded, scraped, or worn area.
  • (medicine) A superficial wound caused by scraping; an area of skin where the cells on the surface have been scraped or worn away.
  • (dentistry) The wearing away of the surface of the tooth by chewing.
  • Synonyms

    * See also

    See also

    * contusion * laceration

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