Antifriction
Antifriction An`ti*fric"tion, n. Something to lessen friction; antiattrition. -- a. Tending to lessen friction. [1913 Webster]

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  • antifriction — [ ɑ̃tifriksjɔ̃ ] n. m. • 1866; de 1. anti et friction ♦ Alliage réduisant le frottement, utilisé dans la fabrication de certains organes de machine. En appos. ou adj. inv. Métaux antifriction. ● antifriction adjectif invariable Se dit d un métal… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • antifriction — [an΄tī frik′shən; an΄tēfrik′shən, an΄tifrik′shən] adj. reducing friction n. a device, lubricant, etc. for reducing friction …   English World dictionary

  • antifriction — an•ti•fric•tion [[t]ˌæn tiˈfrɪk ʃən, ˌæn taɪ [/t]] adj. mec tending to prevent or reduce friction: an antifriction alloy[/ex] • Etymology: 1830–40 an ti•fric′tion•al, adj …   From formal English to slang

  • antifriction — /æntiˈfrɪkʃən/ (say antee frikshuhn) adjective 1. preventing or reducing friction; lubricating. –noun 2. an antifriction agent …   Australian English dictionary

  • antifriction — | ̷ ̷(ˌ) ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ adjective Etymology: anti (I) + friction : reducing friction; specifically : having rolling contact instead of sliding contact antifriction ball bearing …   Useful english dictionary

  • antifriction — antifrictional, adj. /an tee frik sheuhn, an tuy /, n. 1. something that prevents or reduces friction; lubricant. adj. 2. tending to prevent or reduce friction. [1830 40; ANTI + FRICTION] * * * …   Universalium

  • antifriction — adjective reducing or intended to reduce friction …   Wiktionary

  • antifriction — (entrée créée par le supplément) (an ti fri ksion) s. f. •   Nom d une espèce d alliage, Journ. offic. 11 août 1876, p. 6211, 3e col …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • antifriction — adj. reducing resistance …   English contemporary dictionary

  • antifriction — an·ti·fric·tion …   English syllables

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