Definition of abrasive:
- Producing abrasion.
pettish, tetchy, irritable, grinding, peckish, spotty, cranky, abradant, gravelly, irritating, abrader, raspy, fractious, grating, caustic, rough, petulant, disturbing, testy, disagreeable, rasping, harsh, techy, coarse, peevish, nettlesome, scratchy, unsmooth, abrasive material, uneven, cutting.
A very crude form of ground- in stopper may be made by drawing out the neck and the mass of glass which is intended to form the stopper to approximately corresponding angles, wetting the surfaces with a mixture of the abrasive material and water, and grinding the stopper in by hand.- "A Handbook of Laboratory Glass-Blowing", Bernard D. Bolas.
- "The Economic Aspect of Geology", C. K. Leith.
- "The Killer", Stewart Edward White.