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frottage

 [frŏ-tazh´]
1. a rubbing movement in massage.

frot·tage

(frō-tahzh'),
1. The rubbing movement in massage.
2. Production of sexual excitement by rubbing against someone.
[F. a rubbing]

frottage

/frot·tage/ (fro-tahzh´) [Fr.] frotteurism.

frottage

(frô-täzh′)
n.
a. The act of rubbing against or touching the body of an unsuspecting person, as in a crowd, to attain sexual gratification.
b. The act of consensual rubbing between two or more people, either clothed or unclothed, to attain sexual gratification.

frottage

[frôtäzh′]
Etymology: Fr, rubbing
1 sexual gratification obtained by rubbing (especially the genital area) against the clothing of another person, as can occur in a crowd.
2 a massage technique using rubbing. Compare masturbation.

frot·tage

(frŏ-tahzh')
1. The rubbing movement in massage.
2. Synonym(s): frotteurism.
[F. a rubbing]

frottage

A male activity in which the unexposed genitals are rubbed against the buttocks or thighs of another person, usually a female stranger, for purposes of sexual gratification. Frottage is engaged in in densely packed crowds, as in rush hour trains. Most frotteurs are sexually or socially inadequate people who cannot achieve a more satisfactory outlet for their desires.
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The Monument" (CP 23-25), whether it is based on a particular frottage of Ernst's (Costello 221) or merely on the idea of frottage (Page, "Off-Beat" 202), puts a similar emphasis on scrutiny and examination, and the need to pull something from the unconscious's gifts.
Estos procedimientos depuran respecto a los ya clasicos del collage y frottage, la accion no voluntaria del artista y superan definitivamente el abandono figurativo.