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Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] frictio, from perfect passive participle frictus

Pronunciation

Noun

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Singular
friction

Plural
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friction (-)
  1. The rubbing of one object or surface against another.
  2. Conflict, as between persons having dissimilar ideas or interests; clash.
  3. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1): A force that resists the relative motion or tendency to such motion of two bodies in contact.

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French

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /fʁik.sjɔ̃/, SAMPA: /fRik.sjO~/

Noun

friction f. (plural frictions)

  1. friction

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