The definition of friction is conflict or unease created when two people of opposing views or ideals come together or the resistance that occurs when surfaces rub together.(noun)
See friction in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: Fr < L frictio < pp. of fricare, to rub: see friable
See friction in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Latin frictiō, frictiōn-
Origin: , from frictus
Origin: , past participle of fricāre, to rub.
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