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antifriction

[an-tee-frik-shuh n, an-tahy-]
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noun
  1. something that prevents or reduces friction; lubricant.
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adjective
  1. tending to prevent or reduce friction.
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Origin of antifriction

First recorded in 1830–40; anti- + friction
Related formsan·ti·fric·tion·al, adjective
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  • Antifriction, an-ti-frik′shun, n. anything which prevents friction.

    Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 1 of 4: A-D)

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