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The friction that exists between two surfaces in contact, when there is no relative motion between them, is known as


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Sliding friction

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Infinite friction
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Kinetic friction

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D

Static friction

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Solution

The correct option is D

Static friction


Static means stationary. The friction that exists between two surfaces in contact, when there is no relative motion between them, is known as​ static friction. It is a self-adjusting force.


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