Definition of stiction in English:
noun[mass noun] Physics
The friction which tends to prevent stationary surfaces from being set in motion.
- Flexures provide quasilinear translation without stiction and friction, but flexure-based-translational motion is inherently arcuate.
- The compression stroke does see some initial stiction, but once activated, feels smooth and progressive as the fork reaches its full 100 mm of travel.
- Excessive stiction means substantial impacts are needed to activate this fork, so it lacks small-bump sensitivity.
Definition of stiction in:
- US English dictionary
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Canada
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in Malaysia
Most popular in Pakistan