atrito

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin attrītus (rubbed), perfect passive participle of atterō (I rub).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

atrito m (plural atritos)

  1. (physics, uncountable) friction (force that resists the relative motion or tendency to such motion of two bodies in contact)
  2. friction (conflict between people having dissimilar ideas or interests)