Definition of Adhesive friction
1. Noun. The friction between a body and the surface on which it moves (as between an automobile tire and the road).
Category relationships: Auto, Automobile, Car, Machine, Motorcar
Generic synonyms: Friction, Rubbing
Lexicographical Neighbors of Adhesive Friction
Literary usage of Adhesive friction
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Rudimentary Treatise on Clock and Watch Making: With a Chapter on Church by Baron Edmund Beckett Grimthorpe (1850)
"... before the line of | centres: no degree of friction (short of adhesive friction) could prevent C from driving c, if force enough is applied to it; ..."
2. A Manual of Chemistry: Containing the Principal Facts of the Science by William Thomas Brande (1830)
"... present such an adhesive friction as to prevent their entire retraction." In regard to the unequal expansion of bodies at different temperatures, ..."
3. A Dictionary of Chemistry by Andrew Ure (1828)
"... in sliding over each other by the expansive force of heat, present such an adhesive friction as to prevent their entire retraction. ..."
4. Elements of Chemistry: Including the Recent Discoveries and Doctrines of the by Edward Turner, Franklin Bache (1830)
"He supposes " that the plates composing this metal, in sliding over each other by the expansive force of heat, present such an adhesive friction as to ..."
5. The Horse by Isaac Phillips Roberts (1917)
"In the former instance, there is not enough weight to secure adequate traction — adhesive friction,— in the latter, there is unnecessary traction due to ..."
6. The Mastery of the Bow and Bowing Subtleties: A Text-book for Teachers and by Paul Stoeving (1920)
"... as fol- tone-pro- lows: "The rosined bow hair through its adhesive friction tears the string at the point of contact with it, out of its state of rest. ..."