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Definition of Rubbing


  1. of Rub
  2. a. & n. from Rub, v.

Rubbing Quotations

I have felt cats rubbing their faces against mine and touching my cheek with claws carefully sheathed. These things, to me, are expressions of love.
James Herriot

From a young age, I was rubbing elbows with a very different kind of person and social class, and I felt a lot of tension and conflict in my identity because of that.
David Lindsay-Abaire

Creativity is a spark. It can be excruciating when we're rubbing two rocks together and getting nothing. And it can be intensely satisfying when the flame catches and a new idea sweeps around the world.
Jonah Lehrer

On the one hand, there are individual actions such as throwing, pushing, touching, rubbing. It is these individual actions that give rise most of the time to abstraction from objects.
Jean Piaget

I think the most interesting parts of human experience might be the sparks that come from that sort of chipping flint of cultures rubbing against each other. And living on the border between Mexico and the U.S. for so many years gave me a lot of insight into that.
Barbara Kingsolver
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Rubbing Translations

rubbing in French is frottage, froissement, lessivage, frottant
rubbing in German is reibend, scheuern, Reiben
rubbing in Italian is strofinare, fregare
rubbing in Spanish is frotacion, friccionar
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