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Overview of noun attrition

The noun attrition has 5 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. abrasion, attrition, corrasion, detrition

(erosion by friction)

2. grinding, abrasion, attrition, detrition

(the wearing down of rock particles by friction due to water or wind or ice)

3. attrition, contrition, contriteness

(sorrow for sin arising from fear of damnation)

4. attrition

(a wearing down to weaken or destroy; "a war of attrition")

5. attrition

(the act of rubbing together; wearing something down by friction) © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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