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frication

[ fri-key-shuhn ]
/ frɪˈkeɪ ʃən /
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noun Phonetics.
an audible, constrained rush of air accompanying and characteristic of fricatives.
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Origin of frication

1525–35; <Latin fricātiōn- (stem of fricātiō), equivalent to fricāt(us) rubbed (past participle of fricāre;see friction) + -iōn--ion
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