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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun adhesive friction:
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Definition of the noun adhesive friction
What does adhesive friction mean as a name of something?
- the friction between a body and the surface on which it moves (as between an automobile tire and the road)
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Flip Dictionary (2002)
by Barbara Kipfer
henchman, partisan, pupil, supporter, upholder, votary adhesive: bond, cement , clinging, ep- oxy, glue, gooey, mastic, mucilage, paste, stickum, sticky, tape, tenacious adhesive and sticky: viscid adhesive friction: traction adieu: adios, aloha, ...
by James T. Frane
traction - the adhesive friction of a body on a surface over which it moves. traction engine - an off-track locomotive that can be driven over ...
A Description of Tools, Instruments, Machines, Processes, and Engineering; History of Inventions; General Technological Vocabulary; and Digest of Mechanical Appliances in Science and the Arts
The adhesive friction of a wheel on the rail, a rope on a pulley, etc. The tractional surface of ...
A Reference Library of Universal Knowledge, Embracing Five Hundred Illustrations and Over Sixty-five Thousand Subjects, All Brought Down to the Date of Publication, with Ninety-six Colored Maps
Also the adhesive friction of a wheel on the rail, a rope on a pulley, etc. The tractional surface of a driving wheel is the face of its perimeter. Traction Engine, a locomotive engine for drawing heavy loads on common roads, or over arable land, ...
Includes Abbreviations, Geographical Names, Foreign Words and Phrases, Forms of Address, Weights and Measures, Signs and Symbols by Albert Morehead, Philip D. Morehead, Loy Morehead
3, adhesive friction. — trac'tive, adj. trac'tor (trak'tar) n. a self-propelled vehicle that pulls heavy loads. — tractor beam, a hypothetical beam of energy used to control objects in space. — trac'tor- traiTer, n. a vehicle consisting of a tractor and an ...
A Dictionary of the English Language
Adhesive friction of a wheel on a rail, a rope on a pulley, etc. Tractive (traktlv), a. Pulling ; attracting. Tract'or(-Sr), n. [NL.,fr.
a new and original work presenting ... every word in the English language ... and an exhaustive encyclopaedia of all the arts and sciences by Robert Hunter, Charles Morris
The adhesive friction of a wheel on the rail, a rope on a pulley, *c. The t factional surface of a drivlng>wheel is the face of its perimeter. traction engine, s, A locomotive engine for drawing heavy loads upon common roads, or over arable laud, ...
by William A. Colledge, Nathan Haskell Dole, George Jotham Hagar
Also the adhesive friction of a wheel on the rail, a rope on ...
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