Definition of rubbing strip in English:

rubbing strip


  • A raised strip fitted to a vehicle to protect the bodywork.

    • ‘The side view would be slabby except that it is broken well by a crease along the door handle lines and a well-placed rubbing strip.’
    • ‘It is a good-looking car, with the use of chrome for the grille, window surrounds, door handles and waistline rubbing strip giving the car a contemporary look.’