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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 wear and tear
 磨損,損耗

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Tear n. The act of tearing, or the state of being torn; a rent; a fissure.
 Wear and tear. See under Wear, n.
 

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Wear, n.
 1. The act of wearing, or the state of being worn; consumption by use; diminution by friction; as, the wear of a garment.
 2. The thing worn; style of dress; the fashion.
    Motley 's the only wear.   --Shak.
 3. The result of wearing or use; consumption, diminution, or impairment due to use, friction, or the like; as, the wear of this coat has been good.
 Wear and tear, the loss by wearing, as of machinery in use; the loss or injury to which anything is subjected by use, accident, etc.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 wear and tear
      n : decrease in value of an asset due to obsolescence or use
          [syn: depreciation]