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noun (wikipedia, friction, friction (physical force))
  1. The rubbing of one object or surface against another.
  2. Conflict, as between persons having dissimilar ideas or interests; clash.
  3. (context, Physics): A force that resists the relative motion or tendency to such motion of two bodies in contact.
Translations: 
  • Dutch: wrijving
  • French: friction , frottement
  • German: Reibung
  • Italian: attrito
Etymology: From frictio, from perfect passive participle frictus


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