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ˈfrɪk ʃə nlfric·tion·al

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. frictionaladjective

    pertaining to or worked or produced by friction

    "frictional electricity"; "frictional heat"; "frictional gearing"


  1. frictionaladjective

    Relating to, or caused by, friction.

    The large frictional forces made dragging it impossible.


  1. frictional

    Frictional generally refers to something related to friction, the resistance that one surface or object encounters when moving over another. It is often used in terms of physics where it is referred to as the force that opposes relative motion of solid surfaces, fluid layers, and material elements sliding against each other. In another context, like economics, it may refer to temporary unemployment due to the time workers spend job hunting, known as frictional unemployment.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Frictionaladjective

    relating to friction; moved by friction; produced by friction; as, frictional electricity

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of frictional in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of frictional in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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