antifriction

adjective

an·​ti·​fric·​tion ˌan-tē-ˈfrik-shən How to pronounce antifriction (audio)
ˌan-tī-
: reducing friction
specifically : having rolling contact instead of sliding contact
antifriction ball bearings

Word History

First Known Use

1806, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of antifriction was in 1806

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Cite this Entry

“Antifriction.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/antifriction. Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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