rubbing

EnglishEdit

 
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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈɹʌbɪŋ/
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  • Rhymes: -ʌbɪŋ

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle English rubbinge, rubbynge, equivalent to rub +‎ -ing.

NounEdit

rubbing (plural rubbings)

  1. An impression of an embossed or incised surface made by placing a piece of paper over it and rubbing with graphite, crayon or other coloring agent.
TranslationsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From rub +‎ -ing.

VerbEdit

rubbing

  1. present participle of rub