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Another word for friction

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Noun
  1. A state of disagreement and disharmony

    See also:

    conflict

Another word for friction

Noun
  1. The rubbing of two bodies

      1. The process of wearing down or rubbing away by means of friction.
      2. A scraping or rubbing off, as of skin
      3. A scraped area on the skin or on a mucous membrane, resulting from injury or irritation.
      1. A gradual reduction in number or strength because of stress or military action.
      2. The act or process of wearing away or grinding down by friction
      3. A gradual reduction in personnel or membership because of resignation, retirement, or death, often viewed in contrast to reduction from layoffs.
      1. The superficial destruction of a surface by friction, pressure, ulceration, or trauma.
      2. The process of eroding or the condition of being eroded:
      3. The group of natural processes, including weathering, dissolution, abrasion, corrosion, and transportation, by which material is worn away from the earth's surface.
      1. The act or an instance of using a file.
      2. A small piece, as of metal, scraped off with a file
      3. A particle or shaving removed by a file:
      1. (Dance) A form of dance in which two people rub their bodies together.
      2. (Online gaming) Repeatedly performing the same quest or similar in-game activity in order to amass points or wealth.
      3. The action of grinding together or crushing into small particles.
      1. A framework of parallel or latticed bars set in a window, door, etc.
      2. A grill or network of bars set in a window or door or used as a partition; a grate.
      3. Parallel bars or crossbars, sometimes curved or patterned, in a framework set in a sidewalk, ship's hatchway, etc.
      1. The act of a person or thing that scrapes
      2. The sound of this
      3. Something scraped off, together, or up
      1. A rubbing, kneading, etc. of part of the body, usually with the hands, as to stimulate circulation and make muscles or joints supple, to relieve tension, etc.
      2. The action of rubbing, kneading or hitting someone's body, to help the person relax, prepare for muscular action (as in contact sports) or to relieve aches.
      3. The therapeutic manipulation of body tissues by a trained practitioner, as by systematic stroking, kneading, or application of pressure, to effect a beneficial physiological response such as pain reduction or improved circulation.
      1. The act by which something is chafed.
      1. The fact or condition of being irritated
      2. (Physiology) The elicitation of a response to a stimulus in a plant or animal organ or tissue, especially in a nerve or muscle.
      3. The condition of being irritated; vexation:
  2. Trouble between individuals or groups

      1. Sharp disagreement or opposition, as of interests or ideas; clash
      2. A fight or struggle, esp. a protracted one; war
      3. A state of open, often prolonged fighting; a battle or war.
      1. (Music) A lack of harmony in tones sounded together; inharmonious combination of tones; dissonance
      2. Tension or strife resulting from a lack of agreement; dissension.
      3. Lack of concord; disagreement; dissension; conflict
      1. Difference of opinion; disagreement.
      2. A difference of opinion; disagreement or, esp., discord as expressed in intense quarreling or wrangling, as within a group [dissension among party members]: often in dissension in the ranks, dissatisfaction with those in authority
      1. Bitter hostility or open enmity; active hatred.
      2. A hostile feeling or act.
      3. A feeling of strong dislike or hatred; ill will; hostility
  3. Resistance

    See also:

    resistance