stiction


stic·tion

noun \ˈstik-shən\

Definition of STICTION

:  the force required to cause one body in contact with another to begin to move

Origin of STICTION

static + friction
First Known Use: 1946

Rhymes with STICTION

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: Stictis
Previous Word in the Dictionary: stictiform
All Words Near: stiction

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up stiction? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Get Our Free Apps
Voice Search, Favorites,
Word of the Day, and More
Join Us on FB & Twitter
Get the Word of the Day and More