coefficient of friction definition

  • noun:
    • The ratio associated with the power that keeps contact between an object and a surface in addition to frictional force that resists the motion for the object.
    • The proportion between (1) the magnitude of power of rubbing which a surface produces on an object (going along the area or becoming pressed statically against it) and (2) the magnitude for the normal force which can be generated by the surface on object and which will be perpendicular compared to that surface.
    • the proportion of weight of an object being moved along a surface plus the power that keeps contact between your item and also the surface

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