Rubbed


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Rubbed

A decorative finish that is obtained by rubbing bricks with a stone, brush, or abrasive tool, so as to produce a smooth surface of consistent color; used to highlight door, window, and arcade openings; arches; medallions; and bands and corners of facades.
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The ruler produced more static electricity after it was rubbed with nylon because it picked up the snakes.
001), with moderately rubbed stems (76 mm [+ or -] 5.
3 : to scour, polish, or smear by pressure and friction <He rubbed oil on the wood.
Then he took his thumb, rubbed it on his own ashes, and traced a cross on my forehead.
The aromatic blends can be rubbed dry onto steak, ribs, chicken, fish or potato wedges or mixed with yoghurt for a creamier taste.
The glamour girl purred: ''I love back massages, '' as Jennie pummelled her and rubbed oil into her pink butterfly tattoo.
First, a worker in the box office rubbed the lamp and made a wish that her cat would return after being missing for eight days.
Skin rubbed raw by clothing or by skin against skin (like armpits) can be a problem in both cool and warm weather.
First, she set out cubes rubbed on a ground squirrel unrelated to her test subjects.
The new method is the first to replace a process discovered 95 years ago that proved when a substrate is rubbed, it forms a pattern that the liquid crystals align to.
ABSTRACT: I observed white rhinos (Ceratotherium simum) in Matobo National Park, Zimbabwe, perform a behavior previously undescribed for this species; males vigorously removed the bark from commiphora trees (Commiphora marlothii) with their horns, and then rubbed their head and rostrum on the debarked areas.