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antifriction

[ an-tee-frik-shuhn, an-tahy- ]
/ ˌæn tiˈfrɪk ʃən, ˌæn taɪ- /
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noun

something that prevents or reduces friction; lubricant.

adjective

tending to prevent or reduce friction.

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Origin of antifriction

First recorded in 1830–40; anti- + friction
an·ti·fric·tion·al, adjective
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