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  • 1 rubbing off — abrasion, wearing down; removing by scraping …

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  • 2 Rubbing alcohol — Rubbing alcohol, USP / B.P. is a liquid prepared and used primarily for topical application. It is prepared from a special denaturized alcohol solution and contains 68.5 71.5% by volume of pure, concentrated ethanol (ethyl alcohol) [See… …

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  • 3 Rubbing — Rub Rub, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Rubbed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Rubbing}.] [Probably of Celtic origin; cf. W. rhwbiaw, gael. rub.] 1. To subject (a body) to the action of something moving over its surface with pressure and friction, especially to the… …

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  • 4 rub off — phrasal verb [intransitive] Word forms rub off : present tense I/you/we/they rub off he/she/it rubs off present participle rubbing off past tense rubbed off past participle rubbed off if a quality that someone has rubs off, it starts to affect… …

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  • 5 Rub-off Search —    The process of rubbing off the velvet from the buck’s antlers. This occurs during the prerut. Buck’s will rub off by using a tree or any other protruding object …

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  • 6 rub-off — ˈ ̷ ̷ ˌ ̷ ̷ noun ( s) Etymology: rub off (herein) : an instance or result of rubbing off …

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  • 7 rub off on — we just don t want his bad habits rubbing off on you Syn: be transferred to, be passed on to, be transmitted to, be communicated to; affect, influence …

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  • 8 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)… …

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  • 9 To rub off — Rub Rub, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Rubbed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Rubbing}.] [Probably of Celtic origin; cf. W. rhwbiaw, gael. rub.] 1. To subject (a body) to the action of something moving over its surface with pressure and friction, especially to the… …

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  • 10 toss off — verb 1. drink down entirely He downed three martinis before dinner She killed a bottle of brandy that night They popped a few beer after work • Syn: ↑pop, ↑bolt down, ↑belt down, ↑pour down, ↑ …

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  • 11 wipe off — verb 1. remove by wiping (Freq. 3) • Syn: ↑wipe away • Hypernyms: ↑remove, ↑take, ↑take away, ↑withdraw • Hyponyms: ↑ …

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  • 12 rub off — verb a) To cause to come off by rubbing We had to rub off all the graffiti from the wall b) To clean by rubbing. He was wet through with the dew and quite earthy from diving into the burrows the Boy had made for him in the flower bed, and Nana… …

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  • 13 toss somebody off — ˌtoss ˈoff | ˌtoss sb/yourself ˈoff derived (BrE, taboo, slang) to give yourself sexual pleasure by rubbing your sex organs; to give sb sexual pleasure by rubbing their sex organs Syn: ↑ …

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  • 14 toss yourself off — ˌtoss ˈoff | ˌtoss sb/yourself ˈoff derived (BrE, taboo, slang) to give yourself sexual pleasure by rubbing your sex organs; to give sb sexual pleasure by rubbing their sex organs Syn: ↑ …

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  • 15 rub off — be removed by rubbing (as of color); take off by rubbing; be worn out …

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  • 16 come off — phrasal verb Word forms come off : present tense I/you/we/they come off he/she/it comes off present participle coming off past tense came off past participle come off 1) come off something [intransitive/transitive] to fall off something that you… …

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  • 17 scratch off — verb write quickly She dashed off a note to her husband saying she would not be home for supper He scratched off a thank you note to the hostess • Syn: ↑dash off, ↑knock off, ↑toss off, ↑fling off • Topics: ↑ …

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  • 18 bear off — verb remove from a certain place, environment, or mental or emotional state; transport into a new location or state Their dreams carried the Romantics away into distant lands The car carried us off to the meeting I ll take you away on a holiday I …

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  • 19 whack off — verb : masturbate usually considered vulgar * * * whack off (vulgar sl) To masturbate • • • Main Entry: ↑whack * * * ˌwhack ˈoff [intransitive] [ …

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  • 20 whack off — phrasal verb [intransitive] Word forms whack off : present tense I/you/we/they whack off he/she/it whacks off present participle whacking off past tense whacked off past participle whacked off British impolite if a man whacks off, he masturbates… …

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