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tribology

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noun tri·bol·o·gy \trī-ˈbä-lə-jē, tri-\

Definition of tribology

  1. :  a study that deals with the design, friction, wear, and lubrication of interacting surfaces in relative motion (as in bearings or gears)

tri·bo·log·i·cal play \ˌtrī-bə-ˈlä-ji-kəl, ˌtri-\ adjective
tri·bol·o·gist play \trī-ˈbä-lə-jist, tri-\ noun


1966

First Known Use of tribology

1966


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tribology

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noun tri·bol·o·gy \trī-ˈbäl-ə-jē, trib-ˈäl-\

Medical Definition of tribology

plural tri·bol·o·gies

  1. :  a branch of mechanical engineering that deals with the design, friction, wear, and lubrication of interacting surfaces (as bodily joints) in relative motion

  2. tri·bo·log·i·cal \ˌtrī-bə-ˈläj-i-kəl, ˌtrib-ə-\play play adjective




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