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Meaning of FRICTION

Pronunciation:  'frikshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  effort expended in rubbing one object against another
  2. [n]  the resistance encountered when one body is moved in contact with another
  3. [n]  a state of conflict between persons
 

FRICTION is a 8 letter word that starts with F.

 

 Synonyms: clash, detrition, rubbing, rubbing
 
 See Also: abrasion, adhesive friction, attrition, attrition, conflict, detrition, effort, elbow grease, exertion, grinding, grip, resistance, sweat, traction, travail

 

 

Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: abrading, abrasion, animosity, antagonism, antipathy, argument, attrition, backlash, bad blood, belligerence, bickering, caressing, chafing, clash, clashing, collision, competition, conflict, confutation, contention, contradiction, contraposition, contrariety, contrariness, controversy, counteraction, counterposition, counterworking, crankiness, cross-purposes, crotchetiness, despitefulness, disaccord, disaffinity, disagreement, discord, discordance, discordancy, Discordia, disharmony, dispute, dissension, dissent, enmity, Eris, erosion, feeling, fingering, fractiousness, fretting, fricative, frictional, frottage, grating, handling, hate, hatred, hostility, ill feeling, ill will, incompatibility, incompatibleness, inharmoniousness, inharmony, inimicalness, interference, jangle, jar, kick, malevolence, malice, malignity, manipulation, mischief, negativeness, nonconformity, noncooperation, obstinacy, open conflict, opposition, opposure, oppugnance, oppugnancy, palpation, perverseness, petting, pressure, quarrelsomeness, reaction, recalcitrance, recoil, refractoriness, renitency, repercussion, repugnance, resistance, revolt, rivalry, rub, rubbing, scraping, spite, spitefulness, strained relations, strife, stroking, swimming upstream, tension, touching, uncooperativeness, unharmoniousness, unpleasantness, vying, wrangling
 

 

 

 

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