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chafing

superficial irritation of the skin by friction.

chafing

(chāf′ĭng)
A superficial inflammation that develops when skin is subjected to friction from clothing or adjacent skin. This may occur at the axilla, groin, or anal region, between digits of hands and feet, or at the neck or wrists. Erythema, maceration, and sometimes fissuring occur. Bacterial or fungal infection may result secondarily.
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Chafing fuels containing methyl alcohol are cheap and easily available products.
The team at this squadron also found two engineering issues: wire routing and chafing that cause the harness to be pulled into the structure at several flight stations (522, 544, and 566) and an AFCS closet near the No.
It's prepared in a chafing dish and served at the table, accompanied by spaetzle (small German dumplings) and a salad topped with asparagus spears and dressed with balsamic vinaigrette.
The FAA has also adopted a new AD applicable to certain Boeing 747 series aircraft that requires performing a one-time inspection for chafing of certain electrical wire bundles behind the flight engineer's panel in the cockpit; repairing any chafed wire bundles, if necessary; and installing Teflon sleeving over the inspected wire bundles and rerouting them.
Likewise, with hydraulic hoses, chafing of two hoses together, or the chafing of one hose with another surface, results in side-wall erosion and eventual leakage.
Menu alternatives can be as simple as a chafing dish with pasta and sauce.
In others that depict seemingly straight-identified men interacting in social and professional scenarios, homoeroticism smoulders between the subjects--barely contained within the chafing restraints of Western masculinity.
Of all of winter's foods, fondue is the most communal, bringing friends together around a simmering chafing dish.
Military aircraft take more abuse, and the wiring is crammed into smaller spaces, which increases the chances of chafing.
Sitting in a long car ride or wearing a wet diaper after swimming for long periods of time can cause more moisture to get trapped and cause chafing.
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Stop chafing by checking the sensing element lines during pre-flight inspections.