English to Xhosa Meaning of rubbing - Hlikihla

Rubbing :

Hlikihla, agudle, kulinywe, isiko, umzobo, intswela-mvisiswano, sisithethe, lingonakali, amadlelo, umtsalane, ngokucindezela

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Definitions of rubbing in English
Noun(1) the resistance encountered when one body is moved in contact with another(2) representation consisting of a copy (as of an engraving(3) effort expended in moving one object over another with pressure
Verb(1) move over something with pressure(2) cause friction(3) scrape or rub as if to relieve itching
Examples of rubbing in English
(1) Avoid frequent rubbing and take regular breaks from reading or looking at the computer screen.(2) The sores are caused because of pressure, friction, and rubbing of the saddle against the skin while walking.(3) dab at the stain├ö├ç├Âvigorous rubbing could damage the carpet(4) In this study the treatment was applied to the blood stain without any rinsing or rubbing until the pillowcase was put in the washing machine two hours later.(5) Naptha, often recommended, can ignite, just from a spark from friction or rubbing .(6) Again, a bit of rubbing with fine-grit sandpaper may be necessary to remove any remaining ink or color.(7) She had made a rubbing of the writing and was anxiously trying to decipher it.(8) Cartilage between the bones gradually wastes away, and this can lead to painful rubbing of bone on bone in the joints.(9) Your child will have less access to their skin, and damage from scratching or rubbing can be avoided.(10) Though a bodyboard is slippery, hours of rubbing can cause rashes.(11) The skin of people with EB simplex is so fragile that even minor rubbing may cause blistering.(12) Eye patching, a common treatment, is thought to be helpful because it prevents rubbing of the eyelid over the cornea.(13) If you need to dry off a bit first, gently pat dry - rubbing can irritate the skin and get rid of any moisture left there.(14) Dry your skin by blotting or patting, but don't rub - rubbing may cause damage.(15) Lichen simplex chronicus is a thickening of the skin caused by chronic rubbing , and typically presents as thick plaques.(16) Open pores are more affected by rubbing or abrasion, causing these fabrics to wear out sooner.
Related Phrases of rubbing
(1) rub ::
(2) rubbing alcohol ::
Khuhla utywala
(3) rubbing off ::
Hlikihla off
1. friction ::
2. massage ::
ukuphulula umzimba womntu ngobunono
3. apply ::
4. chafe ::
5. fret ::
6. itch ::
Different Forms
rubbing, rubbings
Word Example from TV Shows
You realize
he's just rubbing our noses...

You realize he's just RUBBING our noses...

The Big Bang Theory Season 4, Episode 5

Amy rubbing Vick's on my chest.

Amy RUBBING Vick's on my chest.

The Big Bang Theory Season 10, Episode 20

Keep rubbing.


The Big Bang Theory Season 1, Episode 11

Your life is great.
Stop rubbing it in.

Your life is great. Stop RUBBING it in.

The Big Bang Theory Season 12, Episode 14

Why are you
rubbing your hands together?

Why are you RUBBING your hands together?

The Big Bang Theory Season 7, Episode 4

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