Definition of airbrasive in English:

airbrasive

adjective

North American
  • Designating or relating to a device or technique used for cleaning or cutting hard surfaces (originally teeth) using a stream of compressed air containing an abrasive substance.

Pronunciation

airbrasive

/ɛːˈbreɪsɪv/ /ɛːˈbreɪzɪv/

noun

North American
  • An airbrasive device; an abrasive substance used in this technique.

Pronunciation

airbrasive

/ɛːˈbreɪsɪv/ /ɛːˈbreɪzɪv/

Origin

1940s. Blend of air and abrasive.