n. clash in opinion; rubbing against; conflict
The main cause of the friction is the simple reality that "Law and Order" has lost audience.
Sentence in Classic:
She glanced down in surprise at her own feet, and I observed the slight roughening of the side of the sole caused by the friction of the edge of the pedal.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
She rubs everything that can be rubbed, until it shines, like her own honest forehead, with perpetual friction.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
There was no doing it in the night, for there was no getting a light by easy friction then; to have got one I must have struck it out of flint and steel, and have made a noise like the very pirate himself rattling his chains.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Context
A few drops of the rum restored suspended animation, while the friction of his limbs restored their elasticity.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas Context