Meaning of tribology

tri•bol•o•gy

Pronunciation: (trī-bol'u-jē, tri-), [key]
— n.
  1. the study of the effects of friction on moving machine parts and of methods, as lubrication, of obviating them.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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