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The benefits for advertisers who reduce friction in the consumer journey are numerous, and they include the following outcomes.The race to frictionless consumer journeys is expanding beyond marketplaces|acuityads|September 10, 2020|Digiday
Governments are also reducing the frictions, fees, and charges that bog down the system.
There is only pressure and friction on the surface of the wing—also on the rest of the aircraft, but for the purposes of thinking about gliding, it’s enough to consider only the wing.
Using a computer model, the team then calculated the friction each pattern would produce on ice, vinyl or hardwood floors.
That reduces friction and lets the molecules slide past each other more easily.Astronauts may be able to make cement with their own pee|Lisa Grossman|June 16, 2020|Science News For Students
Higher shipping costs mean additional friction for companies working in the Canadian oil sands.
But as Garfield on television gained in popularity, the Peanuts connection became a source of friction.Garfield Television: The Cat Who Saved Primetime Cartoons|Rich Goldstein|November 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The friction between Israelis and Palestinians is more than 60 years old, with the UN in the middle.
Due to heavy friction with the producers, the project fell through.‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Filmmaker James Gunn on His Glorious Space Opera and Rise to the A-List|Marlow Stern|August 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The media is going to want a horse race, and it is going to create friction between the base and her record.Can This Ornery Socialist Spoil the Clinton Coronation?|David Freedlander|July 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The controlling leaders being out of gear the machine did not run smoothly: there was nothing but friction and tension.
There were usually six joints or sources of friction, between the key and the pallet.
This, of course, increased the friction and necessitated the use of a still stronger spring.
This of itself, without the friction, or load of water, is far more duty than ever was done before by an engine.Life of Richard Trevithick, Volume II (of 2)|Francis Trevithick
Meanwhile great friction arose between the general and his new commander-in-chief.
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Derived forms of frictionfrictional, adjectivefrictionless, adjective
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The resistance of an object to the medium through which or on which it is traveling, such as air, water, or a solid floor.