abrader

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

abrade +‎ -er

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

abrader (plural abraders)

  1. Something that abrades; a tool or machine for abrading. [First attested in the late 19th century.][1]
  2. (archaeology) A primitive artifact made of sandstone used for smoothing, sharpening, or shaping.

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Lesley Brown (editor), The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary, 5th edition (Oxford University Press, 2003 [1933], ISBN 978-0-19-860575-7), page 7
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