antifriction

[ an-tee-frik-shuh n, an-tahy- ]
/ ˌæn tiˈfrɪk ʃən, ˌæn taɪ- /

noun

something that prevents or reduces friction; lubricant.

adjective

tending to prevent or reduce friction.

Origin of antifriction

First recorded in 1830–40; anti- + friction

Related forms

an·ti·fric·tion·al, adjective
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