Frication
Frication Fri*ca"tion, n. [L. fricatio, fr. fricare, fricatum, to rub. ] Friction. [Obs.] --Bacon. [1913 Webster]

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  • frication — /fri kay sheuhn/, n. Phonet. an audible, constrained rush of air accompanying and characteristic of fricatives. [1525 35; < L frication (s. of fricatio), equiv. to fricat(us) rubbed (ptp. of fricare; see FRICTION) + ion ION] * * * …   Universalium

  • frication — friˈkāshən noun ( s) Etymology: Middle English fricacioun, from Latin frication , fricatio, from fricatus (past participle of fricare to rub) + ion , io ion more at friction 1. obsolete : friction; …   Useful english dictionary

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  • frication — fri·ca·tion …   English syllables

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