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1. The act of polishing, cleaning, or drying.
2. A representation of a raised or indented surface made by placing paper over the surface and rubbing the paper gently with a marking agent such as charcoal or chalk.
an impression taken of an incised or raised surface, such as a brass plate on a tomb, by laying paper over it and rubbing with wax, graphite, etc
an impression of an incised or sculptured surface made by laying paper over it and rubbing with graphite or a similar substance until the image appears.
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|Noun||1.||rubbing - the resistance encountered when one body is moved in contact with another|
attrition, detrition, grinding - the wearing down of rock particles by friction due to water or wind or ice
adhesive friction, traction, grip - the friction between a body and the surface on which it moves (as between an automobile tire and the road)
resistance - any mechanical force that tends to retard or oppose motion
|2.||rubbing - representation consisting of a copy (as of an engraving) made by laying paper over something and rubbing it with charcoal|
representation - a creation that is a visual or tangible rendering of someone or something
|3.||rubbing - effort expended in moving one object over another with pressure|
attrition - the act of rubbing together; wearing something down by friction