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rubbing US English

The action of rubbing something

rubbing in rub US English

Move one’s hand or a cloth repeatedly back and forth on the surface of (something) with firm pressure

brass rubbing US English

The action of rubbing crayon or chalk over paper laid on an engraved brass to reproduce its design

rubbing strip US English

A raised strip fitted to a vehicle to protect the bodywork

rubbing alcohol US English

Denatured alcohol, typically perfumed, used as an antiseptic or in massage

rubbing strake US English

A protective strip running along a boat’s side below the gunwale to prevent damage when coming alongside something

rub US English

Move one’s hand or a cloth repeatedly back and forth on the surface of (something) with firm pressure

rub off in rub US English

Be transferred by contact or association

rub off US English

Be transferred by contact or association

rub elbows in rub US English

Associate or come into contact (with another person)

rub noses in rub US English

Rub one’s nose against someone else’s in greeting (especially as traditional among Maoris and some other peoples)

rub elbows US English

Associate or come into contact (with another person)

rub noses US English

Rub one’s nose against someone else’s in greeting (especially as traditional among Maoris and some other peoples)

rub something in/into/through in rub US English

Work an ingredient into (a mixture) by breaking and blending it with firm movements of one’s fingers

rub it in in rub US English

Emphatically draw someone’s attention to an embarrassing or painful fact

rub something out in rub US English

Erase pencil marks with an eraser

rub it in US English

Emphatically draw someone’s attention to an embarrassing or painful fact

rub someone out US English

Kill someone

rub something out US English

Erase pencil marks with an eraser

rub one's hands in rub US English

Rub one’s hands together to show keen satisfaction

rub something down in rub US English

Dry, smooth, or clean something by rubbing

rub one's hands US English

Rub one’s hands together to show keen satisfaction

rub something down US English

Dry, smooth, or clean something by rubbing

rub someone the wrong way in rub US English

Irritate or repel someone as by stroking a cat against the lie of its fur

rub salt into the wound in salt US English

Make a painful experience even more painful for someone

rub salt into the wound US English

Make a painful experience even more painful for someone

rub someone the wrong way US English

Irritate or repel someone as by stroking a cat against the lie of its fur

rubbing English-Spanish

frotamiento m, fricción f

brass rubbing English-Spanish

técnica de calcar por frotación un

how are you? — I'm rubbing along in rub English-Spanish

¿qué tal estás? — voy tirando

how are you? — I'm rubbing along in rub along English-Spanish

¿qué tal estás? — voy tirando