adjective: Causing abrasion: scratched the stovetop with an abrasive cleanser.
adjective: Harsh and rough in manner: an unpleasant, abrasive personality.
noun: A substance that abrades.
Angliško žodžio naudojimo pavyzdys:
She is trying hard not to be negative, although her supporters remain abrasive and insulting.
Ash can also cause long-term abrasive damage to planes that could lead to later disasters if not dealt with.
Remarkably for someone whose truly avant garde music has been described as abrasive, inaccessible, abyssal and suicidally dark "This isn't a funk session," he once cautioned a collaborator in the studio, Scott Walker personally projects an almost wholesome image and still speaks with a Midwestern accent after decades spent overseas; nevertheless, he speaks about his music and his goals for his music with unyielding focus and passion.
It takes a special talent to make it as a guy whom allies call abrasive, brutal, and prosecutorial.
Carborundum is used as an abrasive, that is, as a material for grinding and polishing very hard substances.