Definition of Chafing. Meaning of Chafing. Synonyms of Chafing

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Definition of Chafing

Chafing
Chafe Chafe (ch[=a]f), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Chafed (ch[=a]ft); p pr. & vb. n. Chafing.] [OE. chaufen to warm, OF. chaufer, F. chauffer, fr. L. calefacere, calfacere, to make warm; calere to be warm + facere to make. See Caldron.] 1. To excite heat in by friction; to rub in order to stimulate and make warm. To rub her temples, and to chafe her skin. --Spenser. 2. To excite passion or anger in; to fret; to irritate. Her intercession chafed him. --Shak. 3. To fret and wear by rubbing; as, to chafe a cable. Two slips of parchment which she sewed round it to prevent its being chafed. --Sir W. Scott. Syn: To rub; fret; gall; vex; excite; inflame.
Chafing
Chafing Chaf"ing, n. [See Chafe, v. t.] The act of rubbing, or wearing by friction; making by rubbing. Chafing dish, a dish or vessel for cooking on the table, or for keeping food warm, either by coals, by a lamp, or by hot water; a portable grate for coals. Chafing gear (Naut.), any material used to protect sails, rigging, or the like, at points where they are exposed to friction.

Meaning of Chafing from wikipedia

- Chafing can refer to: Chafing (nautical), damage to sails or other parts of a boat from rubbing Chafing (skin), skin irritation from rubbing or sweat...
- multiple body parts. Chafing is usually contracted in the inner thighs and inner glutes; armpits and nipples can also develop chafing although it is less...
- A chafing dish is a metal cooking or serving pan on a stand with an alcohol burner holding chafing fuel below it. It is used for cooking at table or as...
- Chafe may refer to: Chafé, village in Portugal Chafe, Nigeria, a Local Government Area in Zamfara State Chafe (crater), Martian crater named after Chafe...
- Chafing fuel is a fuel used for heating food, typically placed under a chafing dish. It is usually sold in a small canister and burned directly within...
- hard, usually metallic, surface. Various methods are used to prevent chafing. Chafing of lines that rest on a choke on a boat can be prevented by putting...
- The European chafer (Amphimallon majale cl****ified as Rhizotrogus majalis prior to Montreuil 2000) is a beetle of the family Scarabaeidae. Formerly found...
- Middle English betylle. Another Old English name for beetle is ċeafor, chafer, used in names such as ****chafer, from the Proto-Germanic *kebrô ("beetle";...
- Christopher David Chafe, born 1952 in Bern, Switzerland, is a musician, scientist, and the director of the Stanford University Center for Computer Research...
- Most adult beetles are nocturnal, although the flower chafers (Cetoniinae) and many leaf chafers (Rutelinae) are active during the day. The grubs mostly...
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