As nouns the difference between rubbing and abrasion
is that rubbing
is 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 while abrasion
As a verb rubbing
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.
The act of abrading, wearing, or rubbing off; the wearing away by friction.
(obsolete) The substance thus rubbed off; debris.
(geology) The effect of mechanical erosion of rock, especially a river bed, by rock fragments scratching and scraping it. [ ]
An abraded, scraped, or worn area. [ ]
(medicine) A superficial wound caused by scraping; an area of skin where the cells on the surface have been scraped or worn away. [ ]
(dentistry) The wearing away of the surface of the tooth by chewing.
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