rubbing

noun

Definition of rubbing

  1. :  an image of a raised, incised, or textured surface obtained by placing paper over it and rubbing the paper with a colored substance

Examples of rubbing in a sentence

  1. He made a rubbing of the old tombstone.

1845

First Known Use of rubbing

1845


RUBBING Defined for English Language Learners

rubbing

noun

Definition of rubbing for English Language Learners

  • : an image of a surface that is made by placing paper over it and rubbing the paper with a pencil, crayon, etc.



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