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Friction

Meanings and phrases

friction

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a state of conflict between persons; clash
  2. the resistance encountered when one body is moved in contact with another; rubbing
  3. effort expended in moving one object over another with pressure; detrition; rubbing

adhesive friction

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the friction between a body and the surface on which it moves (as between an automobile tire and the road); grip; traction

coefficient of friction

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the ratio of the weight of an object being moved along a surface and the force that maintains contact between the object and the surface

cone friction clutch

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a friction clutch in which the frictional surfaces are cone-shaped; cone clutch

friction clutch

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a clutch in which one part turns the other by the friction between them

friction match

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. lighter consisting of a thin piece of wood or cardboard tipped with combustible chemical; ignites with friction; match; lucifer

friction tape

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a water-resistant adhesive tape used to insulate exposed electrical conductors; insulating tape

slip friction clutch

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a friction clutch that will slip when the torque is too great; slip clutch

friction between

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • This caused friction between Ruffin and Gordy.
  • This creates friction between both of them.
  • This caused friction between the veteran actor and the young director.

caused friction

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • This caused friction between Ruffin and Gordy.
  • The success of the record caused friction within the group.
  • Prior to that it had caused friction within their marriage.
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