Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books
A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology

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abrasion resistance

The ability of materials, such as paper, board, cloth, leather, etc., to withstand the abrading action of the same or another material, e.g., other paper, dust, a book shelf, etc. The property is usually measured in terms of rate of loss of material by weight when abraded under specified conditions and length of time. See also: RESISTANCE TO WEAR . (17 , 58 , 72 )

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