frictional

2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Frictional \Fric"tion*al\, adjective Relating to friction; moved by friction; produced by friction; as, frictional electricity.

{Frictional gearing}, wheels which transmit motion by surface friction instead of teeth. The faces are sometimes made more or less V-shaped to increase or decrease friction, as required.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

frictional

adjective

1: pertaining to or worked or produced by friction; "frictional electricity"; "frictional heat"; "frictional gearing"


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