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 Meanings and Examples of FRICTION
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friction
 n.  clash in opinion; rubbing against; conflict
Example Sentence:
1  The force of friction affects the speed at which spacecraft can re-enter the earth's atmosphere.
2  When you rub your hands together the friction produces heat.
3  A detonator is any device containing an explosive that is actuated by heat, percussion, friction, or electricity.
4  Having my mother living with us causes friction at home.
5  The main cause of the friction is the simple reality that "Law and Order" has lost audience.
6  Traction refers to the friction between a drive member and the surface it moves upon, where the friction is used to provide motion.
Classic Sentence:
1  The tie that binds us just now is mental friction on one another.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 4
2  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
Get Context   In IV. THE ADVENTURE OF THE SOLITARY CYCLIST
3  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
Get Context   In Chapter 21. The Island of Tiboulen.
4  She rubs everything that can be rubbed, until it shines, like her own honest forehead, with perpetual friction.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 43. ANOTHER RETROSPECT
5  The elbows were whitened with the down which the friction of cloth against linen leaves behind it.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER I—THE SEVENTH CIRCLE AND THE EIGHTH HEAVEN