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  • 1 friction — [ friksjɔ̃ ] n. f. • v. 1370; lat. frictio 1 ♦ Manœuvre de massage consistant à frotter vigoureusement une partie du corps pour provoquer une révulsion ou faire absorber un produit par la peau. « une cyanose épaisse avait dépassé le genou [...]… …

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  • 2 friction — noun 1 disagreement between people/groups ADJECTIVE ▪ considerable ▪ increasing ▪ constant ▪ I m exhausted from the constant friction between my boss and my colleagues. ▪ internal …

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  • 3 friction — frictionless, adj. frictionlessly, adv. /frik sheuhn/, n. 1. surface resistance to relative motion, as of a body sliding or rolling. 2. the rubbing of the surface of one body against that of another. 3. dissension or conflict between persons,… …

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  • 4 friction — fric|tion [ˈfrıkʃən] n [Date: 1500 1600; : French; Origin: Latin frictio, from fricare to rub ] 1.) [U and C] disagreement, angry feelings, or unfriendliness between people = ↑tension cause/create friction ▪ Having my mother living with us causes …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 5 friction — noun (U) 1 disagreement, angry feelings, or unfriendliness between people : cause/create friction: Restrictions on trade have caused friction between these two nations. 2 the rubbing of one surface against another: Check your rope frequently, as… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 6 Friction stir welding — (FSW) is a solid state joining process (meaning the metal is not melted during the process) and is used for applications where the original metal characteristics must remain unchanged as far as possible. This process is primarily used on aluminum …

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  • 7 Friction — For other uses, see Friction (disambiguation). Classical mechanics …

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  • 8 Friction (comics) — Superherobox caption= comic color = background:#ff8080 character name = Friction alter ego = Charlotte Beck publisher = Marvel Comics debut = DP7 #1 (1986) creators = Mark Gruenwald Paul Ryan alliance color = background:#c0c0ff alliances = The… …

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  • 9 Friction burn — A friction burn is when two surfaces rub together to cause friction, resulting in damage to one of the surfaces, which causes pain. For instance, when someone rubs themselves against a carpet, an abrasion appears on that person s skin where the… …

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  • 10 cause — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 sb/sth that makes sth happen ADJECTIVE ▪ real, root, true, underlying ▪ the root cause of the problem ▪ deeper ▪ …

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  • 11 friction modifier — A substance which enhances the ability of oil to remain slippery. In most SH and SJ series oil, friction modifiers have been added to improve engine starting and prolong engine life. However, in engines with a wet clutch (i.e., the engine oil… …

    Dictionary of automotive terms

  • 12 Coefficient of friction — The coefficient of friction is a dimensionless quantity symbolized by the Greek letter μ and is used to approximate the force of friction. Friction can be viewed, again as an approximation, as being of two primary types, static or kinetic . The… …

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  • 13 Pericardial friction rub — A pericardial friction rub, also pericardial rub, is an audible medical sign used in the diagnosis of pericarditis. Upon auscultation, this sign is an extra heart sound of to and fro character, typically with three components, one systolic and… …

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  • 14 tidal friction — ▪ astronomy       in astronomy, strain produced in a celestial body (such as the Earth or Moon) that undergoes cyclic variations in gravitational attraction as it orbits, or is orbited by, a second body. Friction occurs between water tides and… …

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  • 15 static friction — noun : the force between two bodies in contact that resists the initiation of sliding motion of one over the other : the force required to cause one of the bodies to begin to move when they are at rest called also starting friction …

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  • 16 Economic Affairs — ▪ 2006 Introduction In 2005 rising U.S. deficits, tight monetary policies, and higher oil prices triggered by hurricane damage in the Gulf of Mexico were moderating influences on the world economy and on U.S. stock markets, but some other… …

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  • 17 chemistry — /kem euh stree/, n., pl. chemistries. 1. the science that deals with the composition and properties of substances and various elementary forms of matter. Cf. element (def. 2). 2. chemical properties, reactions, phenomena, etc.: the chemistry of… …

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  • 18 Fissure of the nipple — Classification and external resources An irritated nipple, or jogger s nipple, acquired while riding a bike on a warm day. ICD 10 N …

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  • 19 List of Railway Series books — A list of the Railway Series books by both the Rev. W. Awdry and his son Christopher. Contents 1 The Rev. W. Awdry Era: 1945 1972 1.1 The Three Railway Engines 1.2 Thomas the Tank Engine …

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  • 20 OTTOMAN EMPIRE — OTTOMAN EMPIRE, Balkan and Middle Eastern empire started by a Turkish tribe, led by ʿUthmān (1288–1326), at the beginning of the 14th century. This entry is arranged according to the following outline: sources …

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