Definition of Antifriction

1. n. Something to lessen friction; antiattrition.



Definition of Antifriction

1. Adjective. reducing or intended to reduce friction ¹

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Definition of Antifriction

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Antifriction

antiforeign
antiforeigner
antiformalism
antiformalist
antiformalists
antifoul
antifouling
antifoulings
antifoundationalist
antifoundationalists
antifraud
antifray
antifreeze
antifreeze protein
antifreezes
antifriction (current term)
antifrost
antifun
antifundamental
antifundamentalism
antifundamentalist
antifundamentalists
antifundamentals
antifungal
antifungal agent
antifungal agents
antifungally
antifungals
antifungicide
antifungus

Literary usage of Antifriction

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1. Analytic Mechanics by John Anthony Miller, Scott Barrett Lilly (1915)
"antifriction Wheels. — Suppose an axle A of radius r, carrying a load W, rests upon two wheels, B and B ', each of radius r,, instead of in a bearing. ..."

2. Retrospect of Philosophical, Mechanical, Chemical, and Agricultural Discoveries (1808)
"Sixteen figures are annexed to the specification, of various parts of a carriage fitted with these antifriction disks, and of some different sorts of those ..."

3. Elevators: A Practical Treatise on the Development and Design of Hand, Belt by John H. Jallings (1918)
"Introduction of antifriction Roller Bearings. The use of a traveling car or cage, of course, necessitated the use of a counterbalancing weight to offset the ..."

4. The Theory and Practice of Mechanics by Stephen Elmer Slocum (1913)
"antifriction Wheels.—A device for reducing axle friction consists in mounting the axle on antifriction wheels, as shown in * Ropes used for power ..."

5. The Repertory of Patent Inventions: And Other Discoveries and Improvements (1807)
"which antifriction rollers or wheels I ' commonly caused to be made, and recommended ... If the diameter of the aforesaid antifriction rollers or wheels are ..."

6. Cycling Art, Energy and Locomotion: A Series of Remarks on the Development by Robert Pittis Scott (1889)
"THE cycle art has developed the use of antifriction, or, we might say, rolling-friction bearings, to an extent never before attained ; these bearings are in ..."

7. Geological Report of the Midland Counties of North Carolina by North Carolina State Geologist (1856)
"... Slate—Fire-stone—Fire-day—Porcelain-day—Building Stone—Porphyry—antifriction Rocks, or Rocks which may be employed for the bearings of heauy wheels. ..."

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