- soreness and warmth caused by friction
- anger produced by some annoying irritation
- soreness and warmth caused by friction 2. [v] - become or make sore by or as if by rubbing 3. [v] - feel extreme irritation or anger 4. [v] - tear or wear off the skin or make sore by abrading 5. [v] - warm by rubbing, as with the handsFound on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=chafe
(chāf) transitive verb
[ imperfect & past participle Chafed
(chāft); p pr. & verbal noun Chafing
.] [ Middle English chaufen
to warm, Old French chaufer
, French chauffer
, from Latin caleface...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/C/50
Chafe intransitive verb
To rub; to come together so as to wear by rubbing; to wear by friction. « Made its great boughs chafe
» « The troubled Tiber chafing
with her shores. Shak.
To be worn by rubbing; as, a c...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/C/50
Chafe noun 1.
Heat excited by friction. 2.
Injury or wear caused by friction. 3.
Vexation; irritation of mind; rage. « The cardinal in a chafe
sent for him to Whitehall. Camden.
» Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/C/50
To cause irritation of the skin by friction. ... Origin: Fr. Chauffer, to heat, fr. L. Calefacio, to make warm ... (05 Mar 2000) ... Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20973
soreness and warmth caused by friction; `he had a nasty chafe on his knee`Found on https://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20974
(chāf) to irritate the skin by friction, such as from clothing, from the rubbing together of body surfaces (such as the thighs) that are damp with perspiration, or from the rubbing together of opposing skin folds. The skin folds of obese persons are particularly subject to chafing.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21001
• (v. i.) To be worn by rubbing; as, a cable chafes. • (v. t.) To excite passion or anger in; to fret; to irritate. • (v. t.) To fret and wear by rubbing; as, to chafe a cable. • (v. t.) To excite heat in by friction; to rub in order to stimulate and make warm. • (n.) Heat excited by friction. • (v. i.) To rub; to come...Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/chafe/
chafe 1. To warm something, especially the hands or other parts of the body, by rubbing. 2. Warmth, wear, or soreness produced by friction. 3. Annoyance; vexation. 4. To become sore or worn by rubbing, or to make something sore or worn in this way. 5. To rub something, causing friction. 6. Etymology: from Latin calefacere, 'to make hot, to mak...Found on http://www.wordinfo.info/words/index/info/view_unit/429/
damage to a line caused by rubbing against another object
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Type: Term Pronunciation: chāf Definitions: 1. To cause irritation of the skin by friction.Found on http://www.medilexicon.com/medicaldictionary.php?t=16415
Chafe is a crater on Mars named after Chafe in Zamfara State, Nigeria (2004 population, 10,100, 11.95ºN, 6.92ºE). The crater was designated in 1988, is 4.8 kilometres in diameter and is located at 15.3ºN 257.7ºW, Amenthes Region, Quadrangle MC14. ...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chafe_(crater)
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