abrasive in a sentence
Example sentences for abrasive
The baking soda & vinegar stir up the guck, the salt is an abrasive for a little cleaning.
It's brave, bold and so abrasive that you almost want to give up.
Many lack jobs and prospects in expensive and abrasive towns and cities.
Abrasive material for blast cleaning shall be recyclable steel grit.
There are better ways-less abrasive, less arrogant, less unilateral-to reach the administration's foreign-policy goals.
Abrasive wheels have countless applications such as manufacturing, maintenance, emergency response and construction.
On top of that, heavy snowfall made the sea ice soft and its surface abrasive.
They rap over a variety of tracks, mostly made by producers outside the group, and the music is rarely difficult or abrasive.
Do not use anything abrasive like a nail file.
Here it's used as a gentle abrasive to scrub food and plaque stains from the teeth.
To "hone" is to use an abrasive to sharpen a knife.
These engines can be equipped with filters on the air intakes, to protect the engines from the abrasive action of ash.
Hopes that she would be more moderate than her abrasive husband were quickly dashed.
Wet abrasive blast cleaning is a modification of traditional open abrasive blast cleaning.
Steel wool with a dash of abrasive should remove remaining patches of dirt.
Her charm was more often perceived as abrasive, her diplomacy tone-deaf.
He could also come across as abrasive and self-important.
Avoid highly abrasive toothpastes, especially if your gums have receded.
His abrasive personality caused many mincing middle managers to call him a bully.
She's back to being loud and abrasive and another office grunt.
To my ears, it's noisy and loud and abrasive.
She was increasingly abrasive and explosive, and alienated many people.
Limestone is used in many toothpastes as an abrasive.
Also, a veil of arrogantly absurd and unnecessarily abrasive political communication is woven around their actions, a big mistake.
Two repeat safety violations involve hazards related to abrasive wheel machinery used at the base.
He survived his life almost uninjured, pesky and abrasive, full of advice about ways of fishing that were no longer allowed.
Overview of air permitting requirements and options for new abrasive blast cleaning operations.
She was loud, abrasive, monomaniacal and exciting to watch.
He's been decried as arrogant, defensive and abrasive.
Clarke is known for his aggressive -- sometimes abrasive -- personality and for his willingness to bypass bureaucratic channels.
The other giveaway of their abrasive choice of food is the orcas' dental wear and tear.
The interview is a bit arrogant and abrasive, but other than that he is right.
On the other hand, he seems to have screwed up, possibly because of egotism and having an abrasive personality.