rubbed down

rubbed down
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English-Russian big medical dictionary. 2005.

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  • Down feather — The down of birds is a layer of fine feathers found under the tougher exterior feathers. Very young birds are clad only in down. Powder down is a specialized type of down found only in a few groups of birds. Down is a fine thermal insulator and… …   Wikipedia

  • Rubbed — Rub Rub, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Rubbed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Rubbing}.] [Probably of Celtic origin; cf. W. rhwbiaw, gael. rub.] 1. To subject (a body) to the action of something moving over its surface with pressure and friction, especially to the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • rubbed, rubbing — verb 1 (I, T) to move your hand, a cloth etc over a surface while pressing against it: Kolchinsky nodded and then rubbed his eyes wearily. | She began rubbing her hair with a towel. | You ll have to rub harder if you want to get it clean. 2 (T)… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • rub down — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms rub down : present tense I/you/we/they rub down he/she/it rubs down present participle rubbing down past tense rubbed down past participle rubbed down to dry someone s body by rubbing it with a towel I rubbed… …   English dictionary

  • rub down — verb 1. wear away • Syn: ↑abrade, ↑corrade, ↑abrase, ↑rub off • Derivationally related forms: ↑corrasion (for: ↑corrade), ↑abrasive …   Useful english dictionary

  • To rub down — Rub Rub, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Rubbed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Rubbing}.] [Probably of Celtic origin; cf. W. rhwbiaw, gael. rub.] 1. To subject (a body) to the action of something moving over its surface with pressure and friction, especially to the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Powder down — is a special type of down feathers. They occur in a few groups of apparently unrelated birds and thus are probably evolutionary homoplasies. These down feathers differ from the usual down as they are exceptionally fine and produce a dust between… …   Wikipedia

  • rub down — 1) PHRASAL VERB If you rub down a rough surface, you make it smooth by rubbing it with something such as sandpaper. [V P n (not pron)] They were settling to their work, rubbing down the woodwork with sandpaper. [Also V n P] 2) PHRASAL VERB If you …   English dictionary

  • rub oneself down — ˌrub sb/oneself/sthˈdown derived to rub the skin of a person, horse, etc. hard with sth to make it clean and dry • I came out of the water and rubbed myself down with a towel. Main entry: ↑rubderived …   Useful english dictionary

  • rub somebody down — ˌrub sb/oneself/sthˈdown derived to rub the skin of a person, horse, etc. hard with sth to make it clean and dry • I came out of the water and rubbed myself down with a towel. Main entry: ↑rubderived …   Useful english dictionary

  • rub — rub1 S3 [rʌb] v past tense and past participle rubbed present participle rubbing [Date: 1300 1400; Origin: Perhaps from Low German rubben] 1.) [I and T] to move your hand, or something such as a cloth, backwards and forwards over a surface while… …   Dictionary of contemporary English


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