Confrication
Confrication Con`fri*ca"tion, n. [L. confricatio, fr. confricare to rub vigorously.] A rubbing together; friction. [Obs.] --Bacon. [1913 Webster]

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  • confrication — ˌkänfrə̇ˈkāshən noun ( s) Etymology: Middle English confricatioun, from Late Latin confrication , confricatio, from Latin confricatus (past participle of confricare to rub vigorously, from com + fricare to rub) + ion , io ion more at friction… …   Useful english dictionary

  • confrication — (kon fri ka sion) s. f. Terme de pharmacie. Action de réduire en poudre par le frottement.    Action d exprimer avec les doigts les sucs d un fruit ou les sucs contenus dans un sac à filtrer. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Provenç. confricacio ; espagn.… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • confrication — con·fri·ca·tion (kon″frĭ kaґshən) [L. confricatio] the rubbing of a drug to the consistency of a powder …   Medical dictionary

  • confrication — con·fri·ca·tion …   English syllables

  • Friction — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Friction >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 friction friction attrition Sgm: N 1 rubbing rubbing &c. >V. Sgm: N 1 confrication| confrication| detrition contrition| affriction abrasion arrosion| …   English dictionary for students

  • écorchure — (é kor chu r ) s. f. Plaie légère de la peau ou des membranes muqueuses produite par un frottement violent. •   Elle s est fait une écorchure aux yeux, SÉV. 202. •   En très bonne santé j arriverais ici, Si je n étais porteur d une large… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • rub — Synonyms and related words: Discordia, Eris, ablate, abrade, abrase, afflict, aggravate, agonize, ail, air dry, anhydrate, annoy, apple of discord, attouchement, bake, bandage, bar, bark, bathe, bite, block, blockade, blot, bone of contention,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • rubbing — Synonyms and related words: apograph, brushing, carbon, carbon copy, caressing, companion, confrication, contacting, contingent, copy, dead ringer, double, duplicate, duplication, effigy, exact likeness, feeling, fellow, fiche, fingering,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • friction — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) I n. rubbing (see friction); conflict, discord. II Rubbing together Nouns 1. friction, attrition, rubbing; frication, confrication, abrasion; sanding, sandpapering, sandblasting, erosion, limation, rub,… …   English dictionary for students

  • abrasion — n. Friction, attrition, rubbing, disintegration, wearing away, wearing off, rubbing off, rubbing down, wearing down. See Confrication …   New dictionary of synonyms

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