friction
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friction(
frihk
-
shihn
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (rubbing)
a. la fricción
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
You need to use a good lubricant to avoid wear and tear due to friction.Hay que utilizar un buen lubricante para evitar el desgaste por fricción.
b. el rozamiento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
This excessive friction will accelerate tire wear.Este rozamiento excesivo acelerará el desgaste de la llanta.
2. (conflict)
a. los roces
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Friction between siblings is inevitable since they're competing for their parents' attention.Los roces entre los hermanos son inevitables ya que estos compiten por la atención de sus padres.
b. la fricción
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I think it's housework that creates the most friction between my partner and me.Creo que son las tareas domésticas lo que provoca más fricción entre mi pareja y yo.
c. las fricciones
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The friction between my mother and me started when she got married again.Las fricciones entre mi madre y yo surgieron cuando se volvió a casar.
d. las desavenencias
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
There's always friction between us for this reason.Siempre hay desavenencias entre nosotros por esta razón.
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friction
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (rubbing, disagreement)
a. la fricción
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
2. (physics)
a. el rozamiento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
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friction [ˈfrɪkʃən]
noun
1 (Téc) fricción (f); (Med) etc frote (m); frotamiento (m)
2 roces (m); fricción (f);about, over por
modifier
friction feed (n) (on printer) avance (m) por fricción
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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