Definition of Rubbed

1. Verb. (past of ''rub'') ¹



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Definition of Rubbed

1. rub [v] - See also: rub

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rubbed

rubaboos
rubace
rubaces
rubadub
rubai
rubaiyat
rubati
rubato
rubatos
rubbaboo
rubbaboos
rubbage
rubbages
rubbed (current term)
rubbed out
rubber
rubber-base paint
rubber-bulb syringe
rubber-chicken dinner
rubber-necking
rubber baby buggy bumper
rubber band
rubber band airplane
rubber band airplanes
rubber bands
rubber boa
rubber boot
rubber bridge

Literary usage of Rubbed

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1. Elementary Lessons in Electricity & Magnetism by Silvanus Phillips Thompson (1894)
"similar rubbed glass rod ; while a rubbed stick of sealing- wax is repelled by a ... 4) has been touched by a rubbed glass tod, and which in consequence is ..."

2. Elementary Treatise on Physics, Experimental and Applied, for the Use of by Adolphe Ganot (1893)
"Whenever two bodies are rubbed together, the neutral electricity is ... 677) is fitted on the end of a stout rod of shellac, and rubbed round a few times. ..."

3. Elementary Treatise on Physics Experimental and Applied for the Use of by Adolphe Ganot (1886)
"shellac, and rubbed round a few times. When the cap is removed by means of the silk thread, and presented to a pith ball pendulum charged with positive ..."

4. A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man by James Joyce (1916)
"Wells rubbed himself and said in a crying voice: — Please, sir, let me off! Athy grinned and turned up the sleeves of his jacket, saying: It can't be helped ..."

5. The Elements of Laboratory Work: A Course of Natural Science by Alfred George Earl (1890)
"This property may be shown by bringing a piece of sealing- wax, which has been rubbed on flannel or cloth, near to a piece of pith suspended by a silk fibre ..."

6. Elementary Treatise on Physics, Experimental and Applied: For the Use of by Adolphe Ganot (1879)
"577) is fitted on the end of a stout rod of shellac, and rubbed round a few times. When the cap is removed by means of a silk thread, and presented to a ..."

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