Definitions for rubbingˈrʌb ɪŋ
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
an impression of an incised or sculptured surface made by laying paper over it and rubbing with graphite or a similar substance until the image appears.
Category: Fine Arts
Origin of rubbing:
the resistance encountered when one body is moved in contact with another
representation consisting of a copy (as of an engraving) made by laying paper over something and rubbing it with charcoal
friction, detrition, rubbing(noun)
effort expended in moving one object over another with pressure
An impression of an embossed or incised surface made by placing a piece of paper over it and rubbing with graphite, crayon or other coloring agent.
a. & n. from Rub, v