A Turk turns his face, after washing it well, to the East, when he says his prayers; these good people, after giving their faces such a rub against
the World as to take the smiles off, turn with no less regularity, to the darkest side of Heaven.
The swollen tendons and their coverings rub against
the narrow fibrous tunnel on the front of the wrist through which they pass.
The effect occurs when two different materials rub against
Smudge loves to rub against
your legs while being tickled and would happily let you do this for hours
When cats rub against
objects, other cats, dogs or people, they deposit secretions from specialized skin glands on their head--submandibular glands beneath the chin and perioral glands near the corners of the mouth.
Usually the mounting bracket screws have loosened up, making the door sag and rub against
the carpet or floor.
Researchers at the School of Materials Science & Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology have discovered yet another way to harvest small amounts of electricity from motion in the world around us--this time by capturing the electrical charge produced when two different kinds of plastic materials rub against
This can cause the eyelashes to grow abnormally and rub against
the surface of the eye, which can cause pain, irritation and eye infections.
That's because the harness can rub against
the rotating back plate of the engine's 200-amp generator.
Deer also rub against
trees to remove velvet from their antlers.
The automaker is recalling the vehicle because of an improperly routed wire that can rub against
metal, eventually exposing a wire that is likely to cause a short circuit and potentially start a fire.
I'd gladly rub against
someone's legs for a chicken and salmon in white wine sauce dinner, but haven't been given the opportunity.
2 : to grind or rub against
something with a harsh noise
We girls slipped from grasp to rub against
rails of horse pens, whispering winners to each other, based on the gloss of rump, the ripple of silks, our right to know, not doubting our estate.
Particles rub against
and collide with one another and/or the vessel walls, causing friability and abrasion.