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 for Sliding friction
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Sliding \Slid"ing\, a.
     1. That slides or slips; gliding; moving smoothly.
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     2. Slippery; elusory. [Obs.]
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              That sliding science hath me made so bare.
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     Sliding friction (Mech.), the resistance one body meets
        with in sliding along the surface of another, as
        distinguished from rolling friction.
     Sliding gunter (Naut.), a topmast arranged with metallic
        fittings so as to be hoisted and lowered by means of
     Sliding keel (Naut), a movable keel, similar to a
     Sliding pair. (Mech.) See the Note under Pair, n., 7.
     Sliding rule. Same as Slide rule, under Slide, n.
     Sliding scale.
        (a) A scale for raising or lowering imposts in proportion
            to the fall or rise of prices.
        (b) A variable scale of wages or of prices.
        (c) A slide rule.
     Sliding ways (Naut.), the timber guides used in launching a
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