frictional frictional

Definition(s):

  • (adj) pertaining to or worked or produced by friction

Usage(s):

  1. Any warheads surviving these multiple perils would probably be burned up by frictional heat as they plunged earthward at more than 5,000 m.
  2. Traveling rapidly through the air, they generate intense frictional heat which burns up most of their material substance.
  3. In this case, what greases the skid is an invisible air pad that prevents the two surfaces from establishing frictional contact.

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  1. "The industry is witnessing challenging times for which we need to focus our priorities on doing things in a collaborative manner and not dissipate energy through frictional losses," Bhaskar Das said.
    on Apr 2, 2008 By: Bhaskar Source: domain-B

  2. "I'm not a frictional-type person. I'm not someone who's going to come in and create controversy and create dissension," said Garcia, who took over for an injured Donovan McNabb in Philadelphia and put together one of the finest seasons (62.7...
    on Mar 21, 2007 By: Jeff Garcia Source: Orlando Sentinel

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