wiping contact

noun

Definition of wiping contact

: an electric contact made by wiping or rubbing one surface on another

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wiping (gerund of wipe entry 1) + contact

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“Wiping contact.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wiping%20contact. Accessed 26 Nov. 2020.

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