Meaning of FRICTION in English
If there is ~ between people, there is disagreement and argument between them.
Sara sensed that there had been ~ between her children...
N-UNCOUNT: also N in pl
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 ~.
Collins COBUILD. Толковый словарь английского языка для изучающих язык Коллинз COBUILD (международная база данных языков Бирмингемского университета) . 2012