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Mechanical abrasion

mechanical abrasion --> dermabrasion

(Science: procedure, surgery) A surgical procedure which involves the controlled abrasion of the upper layers of the skin to smoothen the skin and remove wrinkles, small scars or foreign bodies (tattoos).


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... atoms dissolving in passing water, or being stripped away by wind or abrasion with other hard objects. Q: So what it comes down to is the variety ... Such complexity allows structures which remind us greatly of our own mechanical contraptions. And this in turn lets them do complicated things ...

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