a clutch in which one part turns another by friction between them.
a mechanical clutch in which the drive is transmitted by the friction between surfaces, lined with cork, asbestos, or other fibrous materials, attached to the driving and driven shafts
- Frictional soil
noun 1. another term for cohesionless soil
noun, Automotive. 1. a power transmission system utilizing a set of friction gears so arranged that varying their positions relative to one another gives a wide range of speed ratios.
- Friction feed
printer A method some printers and plotters use to move paper by rotating one or both of a pair of spring-loaded rubber-coated rollers with the paper sandwiched between them. Friction feed printers are notorious for slipping when the rollers wear out, but can take standard typing paper. For printers with a sheet feeder, friction feed […]
noun 1. wheels or disks transmitting power by means of frictional contact.