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  Words related to friction

Related / Similar Words: detrition, rubbing, clash

 

Definition:
  • effort expended in rubbing one object against another;
  • the resistance encountered when one body is moved in contact with another;
  • a state of conflict between persons;

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    Hyponyms: attrition, grinding, abrasion, detrition, grip, traction, adhesive friction

     

    Derivational Morphology: rub, fray, fret, chafe, scratch, clash, jar, collide

     

     
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