Synonyms of 'abrasion'
a scraped area on the skinHe had severe abrasions to his right cheek.
the erosion of rock by rock fragments scratching and scraping itThe sole of the shoe should be designed to take constant abrasion.
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a gradual lessening or reduction
an erosion of moral standards
a resistance encountered when one body moves relative to another body with which it is in contact
The pistons are graphite-coated to prevent friction.
Thesaurus for abrasion from the Collins English Thesaurus