Dry-rubbing
Dry-rub Dry"-rub`, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dry-rubbed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Dry-rubbing}.] To rub and cleanse without wetting. --Dodsley. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Dry-rub — v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dry rubbed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Dry rubbing}.] To rub and cleanse without wetting. Dodsley. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dry-rubbed — Dry rub Dry rub , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dry rubbed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Dry rubbing}.] To rub and cleanse without wetting. Dodsley. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dry friction — exists when the rubbing parts have no other substance between them and are clean of other materials (i.e., no grease or oil). Opposite to wet friction …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • dry transfer graphics —    A medium primarily for graphic designers, dry transfer graphics are manufactured graphic elements a designer can transfer remove from a transparent backing sheet, and reattach to a paper or other smooth surface by pressing and rubbing them,… …   Glossary of Art Terms

  • dry-hump — verb To simulate sexual intercourse without the genitalia directly touching, i.e. while wearing clothes, or by rubbing the genitals against something else. Syn: dry fuck …   Wiktionary

  • dry salting — salting (flavouring fish by rubbing in salt or by immersing the fish in brine for a short time before further processing such as smoking or canning. Also called salting or brining) …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • rubbed, rubbing — verb 1 (I, T) to move your hand, a cloth etc over a surface while pressing against it: Kolchinsky nodded and then rubbed his eyes wearily. | She began rubbing her hair with a towel. | You ll have to rub harder if you want to get it clean. 2 (T)… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • ξηροτριβία — ξηροτριβίᾱ , ξηροτριβία dry rubbing fem nom/voc/acc dual ξηροτριβίᾱ , ξηροτριβία dry rubbing fem nom/voc sg (attic doric aeolic) …   Greek morphological index (Ελληνική μορφολογικούς δείκτες)

  • ξηροτριβίαι — ξηροτριβίᾱͅ , ξηροτριβία dry rubbing fem dat sg (attic doric aeolic) …   Greek morphological index (Ελληνική μορφολογικούς δείκτες)

  • ξηροτριβίαις — ξηροτριβία dry rubbing fem dat pl …   Greek morphological index (Ελληνική μορφολογικούς δείκτες)

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