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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Pertaining to or worked or produced by the resistive force acting between bodies that tends to oppose and damp out motion

Usage examples (37)
  • frictional electricity
  • The electricity thus produced is termed frictional electricity.
  • British electricity is that high-grade useless long-sparking stuff you get by turning round a glass machine; stuff we used to call frictional electricity.
  • But these two categories of 'frictional' unemployment and 'voluntary' unemployment are comprehensive. for more
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