Definition of skin friction in English:

skin friction

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[mass noun] Physics
  • Friction at the surface of a solid and a fluid in relative motion.
    More example sentences
    • Jacobs demonstrated that a high-W, low-S shell increases skin friction at low velocities because of the high surface area.
    • Any increase in surface area will increase skin friction drag.
    • Interface elements are used to connect the pile and soil for skin friction and a contact pair at pile tip is used for bearing capacity.

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