What is another word for friction?

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Friction is the force that opposes the movement of a solid surface over a surface of another material. Friction can result from the rubbing of two surfaces together, or the pressing of one surface against another. In everyday life, friction is a common force that keeps us moving along surfaces, such as when we walk on ice or when we slide down a inclined plane. Friction also plays a major role in the operation of machines, including cars, planes, and engines.

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