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Definition of Attrite

Attrite
Attrite At*trite", a. [L. attritus, p. p. of atterere; ad + terere to rub. See Trite.] 1. Rubbed; worn by friction. --Milton. 2. (Theol.) Repentant from fear of punishment; having attrition of grief for sin; -- opposed to contrite.

Meaning of Attrite from wikipedia

- confirm this prediction. A positive attitude towards the potentially attriting language or its speech community and motivation to retain the language...
- counter-offensive. Battle engagements in South Carolina largely seriously attrited the 1st and 3rd Regiments in the spring of 1780, who amalgamated into a...
- because it is so very unlikely that the forces of both sides would become attrited in even roughly the same way. One side is likely to get a rather commanding...
- is possible that some students will appear to attrite in some areas and others will appear to attrite in other areas. Some students will appear to maintain...
- paradigm to smaller scale engagements using asymmetric means and methods to attrite our forces, and our will, over longer duration conflicts. These new threats...
- Papadimitrakopoulos; Peter Wisniecki; Dorab E. Bhagwagar (1997). "Mechanically attrited silicon for high refractive index nanocomposites". Chem. Mater. 9 (12):...
- female Navy student helicopter pilot, then-Ensign Rebecca Hansen, who was attrited from flight training. Rather than let the Pacific fleet job go unfilled...
- mid-August, the capacity of the Soviet Union to wage war is significantly attrited by the political and military desertion of some of its demoralized allies...
- recoded to 640X and 740X will not be deleted until the inventory naturally attrites. NAVADMIN 124/13 refers.) 741X Ship's Clerk (General) 748X Explosive Ordnance...
- paraplicate; beak erect, without beak ridges; foramen small to large, mesothyrid, attrite, symphytium concave. Hinge teeth small, weak; pedicle collar very short...
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