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fret·ting

(fret'ing),
Abrasive polishing and wear of two metallic surfaces at their interface due to repetitive motion.
[M.E., fr. O.E. fretan, to devour]

fret·ting

(fret'ing)
Abrasive polishing and wear of two metallic surfaces at their interface due to repetitive motion.
[M.E., fr. O.E. fretan, to devour]
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2006) also examined the effect of normal load on the wear mechanism, under fretting wear tests.
A rugosidade superficial (Ra) dos corpos de prova utilizados para realizar os ensaios de fadiga por fretting, medidas apos acabamento de retifica, ficou em torno de 0,6 [micron]m, enquanto que, para as sapatas cujos raios foram produzidos por eletro-erosao a fio, este valor ficou em torno de 0,2 [micron]m.
Particularly, this work is devoted to the study of fretting that occurs between femoral stem, made of SS in this particular case, and bone cement, made of PMMA principally, when a cemented hip prosthesis is implanted.
The tribological behavior of the biometallic alloys was evaluated using a commercial ball on flat fretting wear tester (DUCOM, Bangalore, India).
So, I set out to design a capo that could be quickly clamped and unclamped from the neck with just the fretting hand in its natural playing position.
When you're fretting the strings, you should use your left index finger on the 1st fret and your middle finger on the second fret.
This plurality is the fact of our nature and not worth fretting about.
Twenty years later, he is a flashy marketing communications director spending his days fretting about corporate impotence and his nights worrying over the physical kind.
But Gordon adds that fretting about memory loss in middle age is a good sign: "The more you worry about your memory, the less likely that something is seriously wrong with it.
But rather than saying anything noteworthy about the given subject, this collage of campy poses and diary entries of Warhol fretting about his pimply complexion panders to a dumb-and-dumber mentality.
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