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chafe
Part of Speech: noun
Results: 9
1. Heat excited by friction.
2. Injury or wear caused by friction.
Part of Speech: verb
1. To rub; to come together so as to wear by rubbing; to wear by friction.
2. To be worn by rubbing; as, a cable chafes.
Part of Speech: verb transitive
3. To fret and wear by rubbing; as, to chafe a cable.
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