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The benefits for advertisers who reduce friction in the consumer journey are numerous, and they include the following outcomes.
THE RACE TO FRICTIONLESS CONSUMER JOURNEYS IS EXPANDING BEYOND MARKETPLACESACUITYADSSEPTEMBER 10, 2020DIGIDAY
Governments are also reducing the frictions, fees, and charges that bog down the system.
SMART STIMULUS: CASH AS CODECLAIRE BEATTYSEPTEMBER 9, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
There is only pressure and friction on the surface of the wing—also on the rest of the aircraft, but for the purposes of thinking about gliding, it’s enough to consider only the wing.
THE SCIENCE BEHIND HOW AN AIRCRAFT GLIDESBY PETER GARRISON/FLYING MAGSEPTEMBER 3, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
Using a computer model, the team then calculated the friction each pattern would produce on ice, vinyl or hardwood floors.
SHAPE-SHIFTING CUTS GIVE SHOES A BETTER GRIPCAROLYN WILKEJULY 14, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
That reduces friction and lets the molecules slide past each other more easily.
ASTRONAUTS MAY BE ABLE TO MAKE CEMENT WITH THEIR OWN PEELISA GROSSMANJUNE 16, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
As the waves travel toward land, friction with the sea floor slows them down.
SCIENTISTS SAY: TSUNAMICAROLYN WILKEJUNE 15, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
While in motion, friction with the air slows the ball’s speed.
SCIENTISTS SAY: MOMENTUMCAROLYN WILKEMAY 25, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
They’ve measured friction in a knuckleball’s seemingly knucklehead path.
WHY SPORTS ARE BECOMING ALL ABOUT NUMBERS — LOTS AND LOTS OF NUMBERSSILKE SCHMIDTMAY 21, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
This stream likely heats atmospheric particles up through friction.
NEWFOUND ‘DUNES’ IS AMONG WEIRDEST OF NORTHERN LIGHTSMARIA TEMMINGMARCH 9, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
So there would be a painful transition cost, but there wouldn’t be this very large friction that prevented them from ever re-entering or displace them forever.
FED UP (EP. 390)STEPHEN J. DUBNERSEPTEMBER 26, 2019FREAKONOMICS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO FRICTION

  • crackle
  • crepitation
  • crinkling
  • friction
  • noise
  • patter
  • ripple
  • rustling
  • sound
  • stir
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