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2013-05-02 23:04:47

In an independent March 2013 lab test, SR Max slip resistant shoes proved themselves to be among the most effective slip resistance shoes on the market. Greensboro,

2013-03-18 12:29:31

Drs Lewis and Carré in the University's Department of Mechanical Engineering have been measuring the dynamic friction between the material of the ball and the skin on the fingertips and palm, and the mitts that some players choose to wear under different weather conditions.

Iapetus Ice Avalanches Explain Landslides Elsewhere
2012-07-30 04:26:15

Researchers from Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri have found that giant ice avalanches on Saturn's moon Iapetus could provide clues to slippage in other places in the Solar System.

2012-06-04 23:02:42

Isotech Inc., has introduced a new line of lightweight, non-magnetic linear ball slides designed for motion applications that are sensitive to magnetic influence.

2012-05-29 08:10:41

Friction is a key phenomenon in applied physics, whose origin has been studied for centuries.


Word of the Day
overword
  • To say in too many words; to express verbosely.
  • To express in too many words: sometimes used reflexively.
  • The leading idea or a repeated phrase, as of a song or ballad; the refrain; burden.
The word 'overword' comes from over- +‎ word.