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Definition of rub-down noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    rub-down

     noun
    noun
    BrE BrE//ˈrʌb daʊn//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈrʌb daʊn//
     
     
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  1. 1the act of rubbing somebody/something with a cloth or special material, for example to make a person dry or to make something dry, clean or smooth You may need to give the floor a rub-down with glasspaper.
  2. 2(North American English) the act of rubbing and pressing a person’s body with the hands to reduce pain in the muscles and joints synonym massage
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