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antifriction

[an-tee-frik-shuh n, an-tahy-] /ˌæn tiˈfrɪk ʃən, ˌæn taɪ-/
noun
1.
something that prevents or reduces friction; lubricant.
adjective
2.
tending to prevent or reduce friction.
Origin of antifriction
1830-1840
First recorded in 1830-40; anti- + friction
Related forms
antifrictional, adjective
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