- 1 [Phys] [Tech] rozamiento (m), fricción (f) they tried to produce fire by friction intentaron hacer fuego frotando dos palos ( or piedras etc) (before n) [clutch] de fricciónMore example sentences
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- Less friction also reduces the stress imposed on the material.
- Light rail uses up to 80 per cent less energy than buses as it encounters less surface friction.
- These substances reduce friction between the moving parts of equipment.
- Divergence may result from friction with the Earth's surface.
- Shooting hard can cause the cue tip leather to loose friction with the cue ball, causing it to jump rather than spin.
- It didn't heat up from friction with the skin, and it protected against hard blows and blasts.
- 2 (discord) tirantez (f), roces (mpl) domestic friction roces (mpl) or desavenencias (fpl) familiares that is bound to lead to friction sin duda eso va a provocar tirantez or rocesMore example sentences
- One other troubling situation she confronted was friction between the cultural groups.
- In reading this account, we come to realise that the fights and friction between different groups in the hospital setting are universal and ubiquitous.
- The best content comes from creative friction between program makers and management.
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