frication

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

frication (countable and uncountable, plural frications)

  1. Friction.
  2. (phonetics) Turbulent and noisy airflow.

Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Latin fricātiō.

Noun[edit]

frication f (oblique plural frications, nominative singular frication, nominative plural frications)

  1. rubbing