chafe

  1. soreness and warmth caused by friction
  2. anger produced by some annoying irritation

chafe

[n] - 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 hands
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Chafe

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...
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Chafe

Chafe intransitive verb To rub; to come together so as to wear by rubbing; to wear by friction. « Made its great boughs chafe together. Longfellow. » « The troubled Tiber chafing with her shores. Shak. » 2. To be worn by rubbing; as, a c...
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Chafe

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. »
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chafe

To cause irritation of the skin by friction. ... Origin: Fr. Chauffer, to heat, fr. L. Calefacio, to make warm ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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chafe

noun soreness and warmth caused by friction; `he had a nasty chafe on his knee`
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chafe

(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.
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Chafe

• (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...
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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...
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Chafe

damage to a line caused by rubbing against another object
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chafe

Type: Term Pronunciation: chāf Definitions: 1. To cause irritation of the skin by friction.
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Chafe

[crater] 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. ...
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