friction definition

  • noun:
    • The rubbing of just one item or area against another.
    • Conflict, as between individuals having dissimilar tips or interests; conflict.
    • Physics A force that resists the general motion or habit of such motion of two-bodies connected.
    • The rubbing of one item or surface against another.
    • Conflict, as between people having dissimilar some ideas or passions; clash.
    • : A force that resists the general movement or tendency to such motion of two-bodies in touch.
    • The work of rubbing the top of just one human body against that another; attrition; in hygiene, the work of massaging the human body because of the hand, with flannel, or with a brush etc., to stimulate your skin to healthy action.
    • The opposition which a body meets with from the area where it moves. It may be weight to sliding movement, or even to moving movement.
    • A clashing between two individuals or parties in views or work; a disagreement tending to avoid or retard progress.
    • The scrubbing for the area of 1 human anatomy against that another; attrition; frication.
    • In mech., the weight into general movement, sliding or rolling, of surfaces of systems connected: called in the former case sliding, in second rolling friction.
    • Figuratively, decreased harmony; mutual irritation; stressing; trouble.
    • work expended in going one item over another with force
    • the opposition experienced whenever one human anatomy is moved in touch with another
    • a situation of conflict between individuals

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