Definition of frictional
1 : of or relating to friction
2 : moved or produced by friction
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The formidable hillsides are subjected to deeper subsurface forces that come into play as groundwater shifts the frictional properties of the soil.
How much does the frictional force increase with each new loop around the cylinder?
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