antifriction

antifriction
antifrictional, adj.
/an'tee frik"sheuhn, an'tuy-/, n.
1. something that prevents or reduces friction; lubricant.
adj.
2. tending to prevent or reduce friction.
[1830-40; ANTI- + FRICTION]

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