coefficient of rolling friction
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coefficient of rolling friction[¦kō·ə′fish·ənt əv ′rōl·iŋ ′frik·shən]
The ratio of the frictional force, parallel to the surface of contact, opposing the motion of a body rolling over another, to the force, normal to the surface of contact, with which the bodies press against each other.
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