Meaning of FRICTION in English

FRICTION

(~s)

1.

If there is ~ between people, there is disagreement and argument between them.

Sara sensed that there had been ~ between her children...

= conflict

N-UNCOUNT: also N in pl

2.

Friction is the force that makes it difficult for things to move freely when they are touching each other.

The pistons are graphite-coated to reduce ~.

N-UNCOUNT

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