tribology

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

Definition of tribology

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

tribological

play \ˌtrī-bə-ˈlä-ji-kəl, ˌtri-\ adjective

tribologist

play \trī-ˈbä-lə-jist, tri-\ noun

First Known Use of tribology

1966

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tribology

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

medical Definition of tribology

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

tribological

play \ˌtrī-bə-ˈläj-i-kəl, ˌtrib-ə-\ adjective

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