Definitions for rub off
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abrade, corrade, abrase, rub down, rub off(verb)
To cause to come off by rubbing
To clean by rubbing.
to be transferred with little or no effort
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Ageism is the racism of the gay world. We really believe that age—and all of our fears that it carries—will “rub off” on us, the way that racists once believed blackness would.
The biggest challenge for self-cleaning surfaces is finding a way to make them tough enough to withstand everyday damage, the surfaces tend to be mechanically weak and so rub off easily. But by pairing our paint with different adhesives, we've shown it is possible to make a robust self-cleaning surface.
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