antifriction

adjective
an·​ti·​fric·​tion | \ ˌan-tē-ˈfrik-shən How to pronounce antifriction (audio) , ˌan-tī- \

Definition of antifriction

: reducing friction specifically : having rolling contact instead of sliding contact antifriction ball bearings

First Known Use of antifriction

1806, in the meaning defined above

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“Antifriction.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/antifriction. Accessed 20 Sep. 2021.

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