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