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Synonyms and Antonyms of rubbing

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rubbing

synonym (synonym of rubbing)

  • (noun.phenomenon)
    the resistance encountered when one body is moved in contact with another (noun.phenomenon)
     
  • (noun.act)
    effort expended in moving one object over another with pressure (noun.act)
     

hypernym (rubbing IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • effort expended in moving one object over another with pressure (noun.act)
    use of physical or mental energy; hard work (noun.act)
     
  • representation consisting of a copy (as of an engraving) made by laying paper over something and rubbing it with charcoal (noun.artifact)
    a creation that is a visual or tangible rendering of someone or something (noun.artifact)
     
  • the resistance encountered when one body is moved in contact with another (noun.phenomenon)
    any mechanical force that tends to retard or oppose motion (noun.phenomenon)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF rubbing relation)

  • effort expended in moving one object over another with pressure (noun.act)
    the act of rubbing together; wearing something down by friction (noun.act)
     
  • the resistance encountered when one body is moved in contact with another (noun.phenomenon)
    the wearing down of rock particles by friction due to water or wind or ice (noun.phenomenon)
     
  • (noun.phenomenon)
    the friction between a body and the surface on which it moves (as between an automobile tire and the road) (noun.phenomenon)
     

derivation (.... is derived from rubbing)

  • effort expended in moving one object over another with pressure (noun.act)
    move over something with pressure (verb.contact)
     
  • (adj.pert)
    pertaining to or worked or produced by friction (adj.pert)
     
  • the resistance encountered when one body is moved in contact with another (noun.phenomenon)
    cause friction (verb.contact)
     
synonym hypernym hyponym derivation friction detrition effort elbow grease exertion representation resistance attrition abrasion detrition adhesive friction grip traction rub frictional chafe

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