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COEFFICIENT OF FRICTION

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does coefficient of friction mean? 

COEFFICIENT OF FRICTION (noun)
  The noun COEFFICIENT OF FRICTION has 1 sense:

1. the ratio of the weight of an object being moved along a surface and the force that maintains contact between the object and the surface

  Familiarity information: COEFFICIENT OF FRICTION used as a noun is very rare.


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COEFFICIENT OF FRICTION (noun)


Sense 1coefficient of friction [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The ratio of the weight of an object being moved along a surface and the force that maintains contact between the object and the surface

Classified under:

Nouns denoting quantities and units of measure

Hypernyms ("coefficient of friction" is a kind of...):

coefficient (a constant number that serves as a measure of some property or characteristic)


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